In this compelling book, readers learn what hurricanes are, where they get their energy, and how they are named and classified. They discover the anatomy of a hurricane or typhoon, the eye, and the eye wall, and they'll learn about a hurricane's dangerous effects. Readers will explore how climate change could affect the frequency and intensity of future storms, and the steps scientists and officials are taking to keep citizens safe. With numerous photographs and a list of books and websites where readers can go to glean additional information, this book promises to pique the interest of future scientists.
Series: Nature's Mysteries II
Interest Level: Grades 1-5
Guided Reading Level: K
Lexile Level: 840
ISBN: 9781508106623 (Print) 9781508106449 (E-book)