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Showers & Storms: Books about Rain

These nonfiction picks will expand your child's knowledge of the weather, while stories will take her to worlds of drizzles, showers, and storms.
 
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Weather Whys
by Mike Artell

Why can't we see through fog? Why do I see lightning before I hear thunder? Why do some places have hurricanes?

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Weather
by Julian Fleisher

Every minute of every day, a storm occurs.  Meteorologists, rescue workers, and storm chasers help keep people informed about the weather so that we can be safe when the next storm happens.

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Floods
Series: True Book, A
by Paul P. Sipiera , Diane M. Sipiera
Through vivid pictures, the reader is able to see the dangerous results of flooding and learn the importance of water on Earth.

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Hurricanes
by Sandra Markle Illustrated by Jo-Ellen Bosson

Packed with color photographs, this exciting book takes a look at hurricanes — from their formation to the destruction they cause — and the scientists who study them. Part of a brand-new series by a well-known science author, this book also includes mini-quizzes and activities.

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Scholastic Q & A: Can It Rain Cats and Dogs?
by Gilda Berger , Melvin Berger Illustrated by Robert Sullivan

Questions and answers about weather. From simple questions like "What makes the weather?" to more complex ones like "What is El Nino?", this book helps kids understand why and how the weather changes.

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Paperbacks: $6.29

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Weather Fairies, The #2: Abigail the Breeze Fairy
Series: Weather Fairies, The, Book #2
by Daisy Meadows Illustrated by Georgie Ripper

Abigail the Breeze Fairy's magic feather is missing. Suddenly, the Summer Festival turns into a windy mess! Find one feather in each book and fix the weather in Fairyland!

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Paperbacks: $4.49

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Weather Fairies, The #7: Hayley the Rain Fairy
Series: Weather Fairies, The, Book #7
by Daisy Meadows Illustrated by Georgie Ripper

Fairyland is all mixed up!

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Rain Song
by Lezlie Evans Illustrated by Cynthia Jabar

Falls a raindrop it goes plip plop coming faster drip drop, drip drop

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