Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 9 to 13
- Grade: 4 to 6
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.
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.
Other titles by Joan Dixon
Extreme Canadian Weather
Freakish Storms and Unexpected Disasters
Embedded on the Home Front
Where Military and Civilian Lives Converge
The Exceptional Achievements of Canada's first Woman Astronaut
Roberta Bondar (JR)
The Exceptional Achievements of Canada's First Woman Astronaut
Celebrating the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede
The Story of the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth
Trailblazing Sports Heroes
Exceptional Personalities and Outstanding Achievements in Canadian Sport