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Extreme Canadian Weather (JR)

Freakish Storms and Sudden Disasters

by (author) Joan Dixon

Publisher
James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jan 2006
Category
General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781554397044
    Publish Date
    Jan 2006
    List Price
    $9.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 6

Description

The weather in Canada is rarely boring. The country experiences just about every type of wild weather possible, including tornadoes, droughts, dust storms, ice storms, hail storms, hurricanes, floods and lots of snowstorms. There are times when the weather has been so extreme, it has surprised everyone.

About the author

Stories of Canada and amazing Canadians have always inspired JOAN DIXON's research and she likes to share ones that are different from those in the regular history books. She is the author of Trailblazing Sports Heroes, Roberta Bondar, Extreme Canadian Weather, as well as of books about Canadian icons such as the Avro Arrow and the Calgary Stampede. She is currently based in the foothills of the Rockies. Check out dixanprojects.ca for more information.

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Librarian Reviews

Extreme Canadian Weather: Freakish Storms and Sudden Disasters (Amazing Stories: Junior Edition)

Canadian weather is rarely boring. Just about every type of wild weather is possible, including tornadoes, droughts, dust storms, ice storms, hail and more!

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2007.

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