The Worst Floods of All Time

The Worst Floods of All Time

by Terri Lynn Dougherty

Hardcover(Library Binding)



A little water never hurt anybody, but a lot of water can wreak havoc! Surging waves of water can sweep away cars, trees, and even entire houses. Keep your head above water while you explore the worst floods in history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429684156
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Series: Epic Disasters
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Terri Dougherty has written more than 90 books for children, including 10 weather-related titles. She wrote for newspapers before exploring other writing styles and lives in Appleton, Wisconsin, with her family.

Table of Contents

Overpowering Water 4

China's Sorrow 6

Disaster along the Mississippi 8

The Costliest U.S. Flood 10

Fighting Floods with Flooding 12

Hurricane Katrina and Levee Breaks 14

Artwork Soaked in Florence 16

Black Hills Flash Flood 18

Johnstown Flood 20

Bangladesh Underwater 22

North Sea Disaster 24

Banqiao Dam Burst 26

Staying Safe 28

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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