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Author Carson, Mary Kay, author.

Title The tornado scientist : seeing inside severe storms / Mary Kay Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 551.553 Tanamachi,R CAR    In Cataloging
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Description 75 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Scientists in the field
Scientists in the field.
Audience Ages 10-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
Summary "What if tornadoes could be stopped or slowed down? In this addition to the critically-acclaimed Scientist in the Field series, scientist Robin Tanamachi and her team are trying to come up with a way to predict tornadoes with even greater accuracy, and save countless lives across America's heartland."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 70-71) and index.
Contents A southern twist -- Storm chaser genesis -- Twister science 2.0 -- Scanning the skies -- A tragic year -- Setting a tornado net -- Future forecasts -- Words (and acronyms) to know.
Subject Tanamachi, Robin -- Juvenile literature.
Tornadoes -- Juvenile literature.
Storm chasers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Meteorologists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Tanamachi, Robin.
Storm chasers.
Women scientists.
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Instructional and educational works.
Added Author Uhlman, Tom, illustrator.
ISBN 9780544965829 (hardcover)

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