This series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with struggling readers in mind, these riveting 64-page softcover books offer short chapters on significant disasters. Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key terms, and interesting facts. Fascinating black and white photographs keep the pages turning. A bibliography encourages further topical reading. Today scientists can predict weather patterns. Despite these forecasts, storms can develop so fast that people have no chance to escape. Read about the havoc wrecked by tropical storms and tornadoes in Bangladesh, Galveston, Central America, the Midwest, and New England.