What Are Natural Disasters?
When natural disasters such as hurricanes and wildfires strike, it can be frightening, not just for people living through the event, but also for young people watching coverage on television or social media. By giving elementary readers objective information presented in a sensitive way, this guide to natural disasters aims to empower young people to protect themselves and help others. Additional information is presented through fact boxes and graphic organizers, and full-color photographs present natural disasters and their aftermath in an age-appropriate way. How can young people play a part in disaster relief? They'll find the answer inside.