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Disasters by the numbers : a book of infographics

Call Number

  • J 363.34 JENK (CEN, OSH, POW)

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Publication Information

Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2021]

Physical Description

47 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm


"From Caldecott Honor-winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins comes an in-depth look at the world's natural disasters, broken down into four distinct categories: earth, weather, life, and space. From timelines of causes and outcomes of each disaster, graphs highlighting humans' effect on the earth, and a text teeming with fresh, unexpected, and accurate information ready for readers to easily devour, Disasters by the Numbers is unmatched and sure to wow fans old and new"--Provided by publisher


  • Multiple effects
  • Earthquake
  • Volcano
  • Tsunami
  • Landslide
  • Avalanche
  • Uncommon disasters
  • Hurricane
  • Tornado
  • Flood
  • Thunderstorm
  • Blizzard
  • Drought
  • Heat
  • Cold
  • Fire
  • Locusts
  • Pandemic
  • Impact
  • Protecting the planet
  • Distant danger
  • Climate change.

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