Nature unleashes its forces without regard to people or property. Blizzards, earthquakes, hurricanes and floods, tornadoes, and wildfires are all featured in this nonfiction series that also relates tales of survival and heroism, with a bit of the science behind these natural phenomena. This High-Interest, non-fiction series “Natural Disasters” engages readers of all ages.
Wildfires are one of nature's most frightening forces. In this exciting and historical account of many of the worst fires in American history, all the terror, destruction and human tragedy are vividly retold. The 1871 Peshtigo, Wisconsin fire is relived, as well as the Yellowstone fire of 1988 and the 2003 Southern California fires.
Information on Reading Levels:
Guided Reading Level: O, DRA 34, Spache 3.6, ATOS 5.9, Lexile 930, DRP 56