ENERGY, WEATHER & CLIMATE

Explore the natural forces of our world ...

The Cloud Collector's Handbook by Gavin Pretor-Pinney 

This handbook fits into the pocket, allowing cloudspotters to identify cloud formations anytime and anywhere. All the common cloud types are represented, as are many of the rare ones, each fully described and illustrated with a range of photographs. 

The Rhythm of the Rain

by Grahame Baker-Smith 

Issac plays in his favourite pool on the mountainside. As rain starts to fall, he empties his little jar of water into the pool. Where will the water go now? Issac wonders. This breathtaking celebration of the water cycle captures the remarkable movement of water across the earth in all its majesty.

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

When 14 year old William's village was hit by a drought, everyone's crops began to fail. Without enough money for food, he spent his days in the library figuring out how to bring electricity to his village. William built a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps, and thus became the local hero who harnessed the wind.

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Natural Disasters

by Kathleen M. Reilly 

Natural Disasters explores some of the natural disasters throughout history, what caused them, their impact on civilizations, and how people today cope with natural disasters. Readers can make their own shake tables, create a cake batter lava flow, invent a wind tunnel, and experiment with avalanches. 

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The Met Office Book of the British Weather by The Met Office

This is a unique and entertaining reference to the British weather presented in a series of colourful maps showing every aspect of national and local weather throughout the year. It is based on Met Office statistics, and charts sunshine hours, rainfall, temperature, wind and many other indicators.

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The Energy We Use 

by Georgia Amson-Bradshaw 

What are the problems we face around the world when it comes to the energy we use? Interactive 'Solve It!' design challenges give readers the information they need to develop solutions to the problems discussed, and step-by-step 'Test It!' activities encourage them to explore putting principles into practice.

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The Book of Clouds

by Juris Kronbergs 

If you look up on a cloudy day, you'll see a whole new surprising world above you - the world of clouds! The Book of Clouds is an introduction to this world - and the guide you'll want by your side to help you understand it. It's time to let your imagination fly...

Shocking! Where Deos Electricity Come From?

by Bobo's Little Brainiac Books

Can you image what life would be life without electricity? Interestingly, there are many sources of electricity. Some harm the environment while others do not. Open this book to know where electricity comes from and how it is generated. 

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DKfindout! Energy

by Emily Dodd

Did you know that lighting can be more than five times hotter than the surface of the sun? Or that the world's most powerful wind turbine has blades longer than nine buses? Perfect for energetic young scientists who want a highly visual STEM book to increase their science know-how

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Once Upon a Raindrop

by James Carter 

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of water and discover the story of H20 from its very beginning. Engaging, informative poetry flows over the pages and stunning illustrations bring this story to rushing, gushing life.

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Extreme Weather

by Thomas M. Kostigen 

In a world of crazy weather exacerbated by climate change, knowing about tornadoes, hurricanes, droughts, derachos, blizzards, and storms is more important than ever. This book, based on cutting-edge science and first-hand accounts, helps kids learn about what's going on and what to do about it.