In August 2005, a vicious hurricane named Katrina slammed into the southeastern United States. Within just a few days, the powerful storm had caused catastrophic property damage, killed more than a thousand people, and left millions of others homeless. This book explains the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, as well as other hurricanes in history. Readers learn what hurricanes are, what causes them, and how scientists study and forecast them.
"These series titles provide overviews of their respective subjects. The appealing layout includes large fonts, many color photographs, and simple diagrams."
-- School Library Journal ( September 2002)
Price: US $29.15