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The world's worst wildfires /

by Maurer, Tracy [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: BlazersWorld's worst natural disasters: Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, [2019]Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781543554793; 1543554792.Subject(s): Wildfires -- History -- Juvenile literature | Natural disasters -- History -- Juvenile literature | History | Juvenile worksSummary: "Wind blows dry, tall grass. A storm brews. Lightning strikes the ground, and soon, flames spread across the grassland. It's a wildfire!"-- Provided by publisher.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Wind blows dry, tall grass. A storm brews. Lightning strikes the ground, and soon, flames spread across the grassland. It's a wildfire!

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ages 8-14.

"Wind blows dry, tall grass. A storm brews. Lightning strikes the ground, and soon, flames spread across the grassland. It's a wildfire!"-- Provided by publisher.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Wildfire! (p. 4)
  • Burning Out of Control (p. 6)
  • A Night of Deadly Fire (p. 8)
  • Fire Zone (p. 10)
  • International Fire Fighting (p. 12)
  • Blazing More than a Month (p. 14)
  • California's Firestorm (p. 16)
  • The World's Largest Wildfires (p. 18)
  • Towers of Flames (p. 20)
  • Canada's Smoke Signals (p. 22)
  • Tragedy Strikes (p. 24)
  • Fighting Wildfires (p. 26)
  • Preventing Wildfires (p. 28)
  • Glossary (p. 30)
  • Read More (p. 31)
  • Internet Sites (p. 31)
  • Critical Thinking Questions (p. 32)
  • Index (p. 32)

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