Author: Dennis Diclaudio
A humorous and practical guide to the history and science of understanding the weather?plus, how to build your own barometer! For as long as man has walked upon this earth, he has been forced to survive under the cruel tyranny of weather. Let?s face it: there is no escape. Now, in Man vs. Weather, humorist Dennis DiClaudio offers up the knowledge to beat weather at its own game. Rooting through conventional wisdom, discovered gadgetry, and the advances of science, this book presents the geothermal mechanisms behind weather-related phenomena, the history of humanity?s relationship with the climate, as well as the truth surrounding atmospheric aphorisms. Have no fear: By the time you make your way through this book, you will be able to read, understand, and defend yourself against the elements! ? Is ?Red sky at night, sailor?s delight? a helpful saying or just the ramblings of idiotic drunkards who like to rhyme? ? What are these Santa Ana winds that blow out warmly from the desert, and who is this hussy for which they are named? ? What is this Gulf Stream that flows out from Mexico before crossing the Atlantic toward Africa and Europe, and how can a stream cut through the ocean anyway?
Author: Sam Hayes
Adam Anderson's emotions control the weather, creating strange environmental catastrophes that no one can explain. In the otherwise predictable, somewhat idyllic society of 2067 America, where booming technology makes our lives all too easy, Adam's storms wreak havoc.When the government realizes Adam is the cause, they send him on The Pursuit of Happiness Project. With unlimited funds and no rules, Adam can have anything he wants. He must simply be happy.But happiness is a heavy word. Adam runs from his mysterious past in fastest lanes of life, yet those dark clouds are catching up, snowballing into something catastrophic.
Author: Paul Andrews
Geoff MacLeod is having his worse day EVER. As WRLA’s Meteorologist, he failed to predict the Storm of the Century. Then Elijah moves into the vacant apartment next door. He’s an eccentric older gent who seems harmless enough. That is, until he takes to the roof to do the impossible - wave a staff in the air and … change the weather! This short story is for the weather lovers at heart. If your favorite moment of any storm is the last few moments just before the rain falls - the clouds heavy with menace, the gusts swaying the trees, the lighting just short of danger. If only the energy and exhilaration of that moment could be controlled ...
Author: Jill S. Jarrell, Tara C. Cannon
Designed for public librarians, school media specialists, teachers, and anyone with an interest in supporting teen literacy, this book features 133 nonfiction booktalks to use with both voracious and reluctant teen readers. These booktalks cover a wide and varied range of nonfiction genres, including science, nature, history, biography, graphic novels, true crime, art, and much more. Each includes a set of discussion questions and sample project ideas which could be easily expanded into a classroom lesson plan or full library program. Also included are several guidelines for classroom integration, tips for making booktalks more interactive and interesting, and selections for further reading.
Author: Corona Brezina
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Interest in weather and extraordinary weather eventsas evidenced by the growth industry of weather-as-entertainment television programming and amateur storm chasingis growing. Interest in the atmospheric sciences, especially meteorology, and especially among young people who have the most at stake in our rapidly shifting atmospheric future, is at an all-time high. This book reveals the surprising array of career paths open to those students who are interested in meteorology and the even more diverse range of employersfrom the local TV or radio station to government agencies like NASA and NOAA, from professional sports leagues to airline companies, from the military to private industries, such as insurance, utilities, and fisheries. The high school and post-secondary educational requirements as well as typical career paths and avenues to advancement are all outlined. This comprehensive, all-inclusive, one-stop guide to the field will set weather watchers on the path to an enriching and rewarding career in meteorology.
Author: Samantha Brooke
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Next stop... The Magic School Bus heads back in time to learn about the rock cycle! Ms. Frizzle's class is creating a time capsule. Tim wants to add an original comic book, but he doesn't know what to write about. When the Magic School Bus takes the class on an adventure across millions of years to learn about the incredible rock cycle, Tim gets an idea. It's the epic battle between Captain Rockman vs. Weatherman. Who will win? Includes stickers!
Author: Michael Ray Smith
Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group
From the heart of tornado alley, Smith takes us into the eye of America's most devastating storms and behind the scenes of some of the world's most renowned scientific institutions to uncover the relationship between mankind and the weather.
Author: Larry Grathwohl, Frank Reagan
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Time Magazine called him "the only FBI informant known to have successfully penetrated the Weather Underground". In 1969, Larry Grathwohl stepped out of his life and into the role of an informant for the FBI. For a year, Grathwohl ran with America's most dangerous radicals. He watched them plan bombings, murders, and political assassinations. 2013 edition published with an introduction by Tina Trent.
Author: Jody Leheup
Publisher: Image Comics
Storm clouds and bounty hunters gather as Agent Cross takes local Martian weatherman and noodle bowl aficionado Nathan Bright to task for his alleged role in murdering the Earth. But Nathan may just be the last hope of preventing a second attack_one that could wipe humanity out for good.
Author: Eugene Breen
Publisher: Author House
The tribute is: To all those brave women who suffer with breast cancer and to their families and friends. Breast cancer is a modern day plague affecting 1.6 million women this year. It is steadily increasing in numbers affected and in severity of disease aggression. Young women by far outnumber young men in numbers getting cancer and it is now the situation that young women get twice as much cancer as men. This is due to their vulnerability to breast cancer. Research, funding and medical focus have not abated this epidemic. Could it be that they are aiding and abetting it’s spread? Are some key players running with the hare and hunting with the hounds? Have they closed the stable door and allowed the horse to bolt and get new pastures in underdeveloped countries and amongst the young? Breast cancer is a demographic social and medical issue. It needs to tackled on all three fronts. It is an enigma that a simple answer to its predominant cause has not yet been discovered and eradicated.
Author: Jon Nese, Glenn Schwartz, Edward G. Rendell
Publisher: Temple University Press
For anyone wondering about the weather and climate from the Poconos and Philadelphia to Southern New Jersey and the Jersey Shore to Delaware, here are such facts as the hottest summer, snowiest winter, strongest tornado, and signs of global warming.
Author: Janice Dean
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Freddy must use his knowledge about weather to save the town picnic after the town frogcaster does not report an approaching storm.
Author: Kathryn K Giordano
Zach Jones always thought that he and his friends were normal, average, everyday teenagers. He was utterly wrong. One day, a stranger transports him and his two best friends, Kelly Adams and Jamie Stark, to Da Vinci Academy, a mysterious school with an ageless Leonardo Da Vinci as the Head of School. Da Vinci students are really abnormal because they have unique 'superpowers.' Zach, Jamie and Kelly learn about their own powers, enchantments and strange creatures, hidden from the world of 'normal' people. Now, Zach and his friends have to go on a life-threatening adventure to retrieve a powerful artifact, stolen by an evil rival school. But, if they fail to recover the artifact in time, Da Vinci Academy may destroyed and along with a global catastrophe. Along the way, our hero makes friends and gets help from powerful allies, but also encounters dangerous enemies. Zach and his companions must save Kelly's dead parents, while a mysterious person intrudes upon his dreams with cryptic advice and Mexican food. Yes, Zach Jones is never going to be ordinary again.