When the Sky Breaks: Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and the Worst Weather in the World

On sale: January 31, 2017
Bestselling author Simon Winchester looks at how, when, where, and why these weather phenomena start brewing. With his trademark lively narrative tone and first-person accounts, Winchester takes young readers on a whirlwind trip through these violent storms, exploring the impact climate change has along the way. Richly illustrated with powerful photographs, this book will appeal to readers of the author's earlier Smithsonian book, When the Earth Shakes: Volcanes, Earthquakes, and Tsunamis, a 2016 NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book.

Children's Middle Grade Book