Topical Term


"Learn more about snow -- and what happens when there is a lot of it."--Back cover.


Once the snow starts falling in winter, the word "blizzard" is often thrown around in conversation. But meteorologists will only use this term for specific weather conditions. Readers of this accessible book, full of essential earth-science concepts, will be surprised that snow doesn't even have to fall for a weather event to be correctly labeled a blizzard! They may also be stunned at how truly dangerous and destructive an actual blizzard can be. All the frigid facts and figures of blizzards that learners need to know, including information about historic blizzards, are clearly explained in carefully crafted text complemented by striking photographs.

Elbow grease saves Christmas

'Tis the season for holiday fun at the junkyard with Elbow Grease and his monster truck family! But when a blizzard blows in on Christmas Eve, how will Santa find them? Elbow Grease must figure out a way to make this Christmas the brightest one yet.

Blustery blizzards

Blizzards are known for snow-but there doesn't even need to be a ton a snow for a storm to be called a blizzard! What storms qualify as "blizzards," how they're predicted and why blizzards are so dangerous are all covered in this engaging book. Readers are introduced to some of the worst blizzards in history, complete with photographs of the blowing snow and destruction they may have caused. Safety tips and survival skills are included for readers in blizzard-prone areas.

A snow day for Plum!

When an unexpected blizzard strands the animals of the Athensville Zoo in a seemingly empty elementary school overnight, Plum the peacock must overcome his anxiety to save his friend Itch, who gets lost in a snowdrift.

Don't let in the cold

"A blackout and a blizzard leave seventeen-year-old Lottie and her new stepsister Jade trapped in an isolated ski cabin in Tahoe, where they are soon joined by a cute, fast-talking stranger named Alex, who claims to be lost and in need of shelter--but the girls realize Alex is not who he claims to be, and he has dangerous friends"--OCLC.

Mr. Wolf's class. Snow day

It's snowing, and there's excitement in the air at Hazelwood Elementary because the school day might end early. Students and teachers alike are looking forward to seeing what happens! Meanwhile, Abdi is distracted and worried because his brother is having surgery. He's supposed to go home with Henry, but when the two miss the bus, they end up having an unexpected adventure with Mr. Wolf!.


"Introduces readers to the conditions that cause blizzards to form, how to prepare, and will familiarize students with the most extreme blizzards in history"--Publisher.
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Never lie

Newlyweds Tricia and Ethan are searching for the house of their dreams. But when they visit the remote manor that once belonged to Dr. Adrienne Hale, a renowned psychiatrist who vanished without a trace four years earlier, a violent winter storm traps them at the estate with no chance of escape until the blizzard comes to an end. In search of a book to keep her entertained until the snow abates, Tricia happens upon a secret room. One that contains audio transcripts from every single patient Dr. Hale has ever interviewed. As Tricia listens to the cassette tapes, she learns about the terrifying chain of events leading up to Dr. Hales mysterious disappearance. Tricia plays the tapes one by one, late into the night. With each one, another shocking piece of the puzzle falls into place, and Dr. Adrienne Hales web of lies slowly unravels. And then Tricia reaches the final cassette. The one that reveals the entire horrifying truth.

The overnight guest

A woman receives an unexpected visitor during a deadly snowstorm.


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