Hurricane!

Hurricane On Resource Link s Best of List Along Florida s coast people board up their homes and the animals head inland A hurricane is bearing down on the coast When it reaches land howling winds uproots

On Resource Link s Best of 2008 List Along Florida s coast, people board up their homes and the animals head inland A hurricane is bearing down on the coast When it reaches land, howling winds uproots trees and homes with equal ease A storm surge devastates the town Then, after the eerie quiet of the hurricane s eye, the winds howl again, toppling structures that On Resource Link s Best of 2008 List Along Florida s coast, people board up their homes and the animals head inland A hurricane is bearing down on the coast When it reaches land, howling winds uproots trees and homes with equal ease A storm surge devastates the town Then, after the eerie quiet of the hurricane s eye, the winds howl again, toppling structures that had survived the first onslaught and washing away the remains.Even as the last of the storm dies down, the process of renewal gradually begins In the face of a massive disaster, the people, the animals, and the land itself will always find a way to survive and triumph once .Award winning author illustrator Celia Godkin is known for her children s books that explore nature s remarkable ability to renew itself In this stunning new book, she has chosen the Florida coast to show that even a hurricane s most destructive force is an integral part of a thriving ecosystem.Celia Godkin trained as a biologist and worked as a scientific illustrator An illustration job preparing signs for the Winnipeg zoo led to a collaboration on the book Endangered Species Canada s Disappearing Wildlife Encouraged by this success Celia illustrated an ecology story she had written years earlier and showed it to her publisher The resulting book, Wolf Island, won the Children s Literature Roundtables Best Information Book Award and was the first of six so far beautiful and informat

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  1. After a number of years working as a biologist Celia decided to go back to school to train as a scientific illustrator She completed the diploma course at the Ontario College of Art and an illustrated Master s thesis in zoology at the University of Toronto, and began work as a freelance artist, illustrating textbooks and scientific papers.In 2004, after many years of living in Toronto, Celia and her husband, O John Hawkins, moved to Eastern Ontario Here she continues working on books and a new line of work designing coins for the Royal Canadian Mint.

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  1. This book was a wonderful mix of story and information It details how many animals and people deal with severe weather In the illustrations there are insets that show detail about the animals in the picture At the end of the book there are pages with academic language, not in story form, along with diagrams of the mangrove environment Because of the variety of ways the information is presented, I think the book could be suitable for younger or older grades I would use this book as an introduct [...]


  2. This book, as well as, Tornadoes would be great for a science unit when teaching about natural disasters Hurricane specifically discusses different animals that are affected by hurricanes and where they seek shelter or prepare for an incoming hurricane This seems to be an interesting aspect of hurricanes that even I had never thought of This would spark new understanding from the students


  3. My son is fascinated with storms great book to tie in the environment and how animals and plants survive a hurricane.



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