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Extreme Weather

Surviving Tornadoes, Sandstorms, Hailstorms, Blizzards, Hurricanes, and More!

Thomas M. Kostigen


List Price: 12.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/14/2014)


Record heat. Record storms. Record drought, snow, rain, and ocean levels. What's going on? In a world of crazy weather exacerbated by climate change, knowing about tornadoes, hurricanes, droughts, derachos, blizzards, and storms is more important than ever. This book, based on cutting-edge science and first-hand accounts, helps kids learn about what's going on and what to do about it.

Praise For Extreme Weather: Surviving Tornadoes, Sandstorms, Hailstorms, Blizzards, Hurricanes, and More!

"Whether the weather, it’s all covered here! Kostigen’s exciting offering fits a niche between weather books for younger readers and adults. In consistent National Geographic fashion, this eye-catching work is filled with captioned color photos, an always-interesting narrative flow, and text boxes with varied tidbits...this is a snazzy, engaging presentation, which is being released simultaneously with his adult title National Geographic Extreme Weather Survival Guide" - Booklist 
"Among extreme-weather book contenders, this one stands out for its focus on climate change and what readers can do to survive the associated uptick in extreme storms." - Scientist's Bookshelf

 "Browsers will find the frequent, high-quality photos engrossing. ... Libraries may wish to purchase for the book’s excellent photographs, along with the browsable short sections and checklists." - Library Journal

National Geographic Kids, 9781426318115, 112pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2014

About the Author

THOMAS M. KOSTIGEN is a New York Times bestselling author who has written numerous books on the environment, including The Green Book, You Are Here, The Green Blue Book, and The Big Handout. His journalism is regularly featured in publications worldwide, and he appears frequently as a public speaker, as well as television host and guest expert.