Is it true that smoke from wildfires can travel thousands of miles? Yes! If a wildfire is large enough, wind can blow smoke from the West Coast to the East Coast of the United States!
INSIDE, YOU´LL FIND:
• How wildfires start, how they spread, and how researchers are studying wildfires in order to keep people safe;
• A hands-on activity, a timeline, photos, diagrams—and how specially-trained firefighters fight the flames;
• Surprising TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!
This new set in the ongoing A TRUE BOOK series will answer all of kids' questions about nature's most dangerous and destructive disasters! With an engaging layout, and spectacular photos, illustrations, diagrams and infographics, the past, present and future of extreme phenomenon happening on Earth will be explained. Readers will discover causes and consequences, as well as the cutting-edge science developed through the centuries to forecast them. First-hand accounts will bring science to life, and a special section will teach kids how to prepare for these extreme events.