Flooding is a common occurrence in nature, but extensive flooding can cause millions of dollars in damage and can be deadly. Floods occur everywhere rain falls, even deserts. Readers will trace the origins of floods, from the formation of rain clouds to the fast-rising waters of a flash flood. They'll witness the destructive capabilities of water through powerful photos. Perhaps most importantly, they'll learn what to do to stay safe during a flood.
* Reviews *Series Review: Angry EarthThis series will draw in reluctant readers with its emphasis on destruction and spectacular photos, while the informative content and simple diagrams make it a strong introduction to earth science. Interesting tidbits and historical accounts of both lesser- and well-known disasters enhance the scientific facts. . .the many photos capture both the adrenaline of these forces of nature as well as the destruction they cause.School Library Journal