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  • ISBN: 9781936088553 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 193608855X (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (32 pages) : color illustrations, color map.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bearport Pub., [2010]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 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.
Target Audience Note:
IG 910 Lexile.
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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