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Hammered by a heat wave! [electronic resource] / by Laura DeLallo.

DeLallo, Laura. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781936088553 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 193608855X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (32 p.) : col. ill., col. map.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bearport Pub., c2010.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The race is on -- Staying cool -- Sick in the city -- Hot enough to kill -- Sweat it out -- No escape from the heat -- Operation cool down -- When do heat waves happen? -- The deadliest heat wave -- Dangerous wildfires -- Hotter than ever -- Preparing for a warm future -- Famous heat waves -- Heat wave safety.
Summary, etc.: Introduces heat waves, describing how they can become hazardous, the experiences of actual survivors of recent heat waves, and precautionary measures to protect against a heat wave's effects.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Heat waves (Meteorology) > Juvenile literature.
Heat waves (Meteorology)
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Science & Nature > Earth Sciences > Weather.
Genre: Electronic books.

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