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What Makes the Wind?

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
From bodies of water to insects and plants, these nature-study books are perfect for young environmentalists.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published October 15th 1996 by Troll Communications (first published January 1st 1982)
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Laura Verret
Jun 25, 2015 Laura Verret rated it really liked it
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In this Troll Associates book, Laurence Santrey gives us a surprisingly thorough explanation of wind – its causes and effect – in its most basic and more complicated forms.

The bit I appreciated the most was the explanation of how hurricanes form. It came after air masses and the tendency of hot air to rise had been discussed.

“A tornado begins when a large mass of cold air blows over a mass of warm air. The warm air wants to go up, and the cold air wants to go down. The two masses press very hard
Deborah Harris
Dec 31, 2013 Deborah Harris added it
Shelves: ar-3, a32
AR Quiz No. 61679 EN Nonfiction
Accelerated Reader Quiz Information IL: LG - BL: 3.8 - AR Pts: 0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz Type Information AR Quiz Types: RP

This book explains what makes the wind. It talks about the weather cycle, hot air rising, cold air falling. How the wind can bend a tree or shape rocks. It is written in an easy format and is young child friendly.
Jul 28, 2012 Linda rated it it was amazing
A non-fiction book that introduces how weather occurrences cause wind, and different kinds of wind. Simple and clear explanations with beautiful watercolor illustrations.
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