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Title Heat waves.
Pub Info Chicago, IL : World Book, Inc., [2018]
©2018
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 551.525 Hea     AVAILABLE
Edition Third edition.
Descript 55 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series World Book's library of natural disasters
World Book's library of natural disasters.
Audience Ages 5-11.
Summary "A discussion of heat waves, describing their characteristics, patterns of occurrence, and impacts. Features descriptions of significant heat waves from history"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Includes bibliographic references and index.
Contents What is a heat wave? -- Danger to health -- What causes a heat wave? -- Europe, 2003 -- Studying heat waves -- Heat islands -- Chicago, 1995 -- Heat wave of 1936 -- Australia, 1923-1924 -- Climate change -- Droughts and fires -- United States, 1980's -- Russia, 2010 -- Australia, 2012-2014 -- South Asian heat waves of 2015 -- Caring for animals -- Heat wave warnings -- Weathering a heat wave.
Subject Heat waves (Meteorology) -- Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780716699347 (hardcover)
0716699346 (hardcover)
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