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Weather Words and What They Mean (New Edition)

Gail Gibbons


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Paperback (1/15/2019)


A perfect introduction to how we talk and think about the weather.

Everyone talks about the weather, but what does it all mean? In clear, accessible language, Gail Gibbons introduces many common terms--like moisture, air pressure, and temperature--and their definitions.

Simple, kid-friendly text explains the origins of fog, clouds, frost, thunderstorms, snow, fronts, hurricanes, reinforcing the explanations with clear, well-labeled drawings and diagrams. Newly revised, this edition of Weather Words and What They Mean has been vetted by an expert from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. Best of all, the book features a fun list of weird weather facts!

Praise For Weather Words and What They Mean (New Edition)

"An attractive introduction for weather units."—School Library Journal

"As usual with Gibbons, the colors are fresh and the format friendly. . .  a useful start toward making sense of the jargon that tells us which way the wind blows."—Booklist

Holiday House, 9780823441716, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 15, 2019

About the Author

According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." The multi award-winning Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the Regina Medal, the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.