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Ice Storms

From the Series Disaster Zone

In Ice Storms, early fluent readers learn about the conditions that lead to and result from catastrophic ice storms. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about the deadliest ice storms and what they can do to prepare for these disasters.

Infographics illustrate key concepts, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about ice storms using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Ice Storms also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Ice Storms is part of Jump!’s Disaster Zone series.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-62031-399-2
$26.99 $18.95
978-1-62496-446-6
$35.00 $26.25
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Category Beginning Readers, STEM
Subject STEM
Copyright 2017
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Pogo STEM
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-08-01
BISACS JNF051160, JNF037080, JNF051080
Dewey 551.55
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9
Lexile 580
Guided Reading Level J
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Quiz 185381
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Reviews

Series Made Simple

Simple explanations are paired with relevant illustrations to bolster confidence in emerging researchers. In addition to basic facts about the causes and effects of natural disasters, each volume includes a map where they are most likely to occur, plus several historic or contemporary examples. Small diagrams and text boxes help explain terms such as haboob. A hands-on activity, such as melting ice without changing the temperature, precedes the back matter. The exception is Wildfires, which suggests additional Internet research as the accompanying activity. VERDICT Good choices to introduce primary researchers to components of nonfiction.

Author: Vanessa Black