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Literary Resources

Historical Non-fiction: Notable Weather Events, People, and the Science
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Floods, Famines, and Emporers: El Niño and the Fate of Civilizations  Frozen Earth: The Once and Future Story of Ice Ages  The Great Warming: Climate Change and the Rise and Fall of Civilizations  The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850  The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization  Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum: How Humans Took Control of Climate  

Cadillac Desert  Heat Wave  The Worst Hard Time

The 1,000-Year Flood   A Watershed Year   America's Greatest Flood and Tornado Calamity   Everything In Its Path: Destruction of Community in the Buffalo Creek Flood   The Floods of 1913 in the rivers of the Ohio and the lower Mississippi Valleys   The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin   The Floods of the Spring of 1903, In the Mississippi Watershed  
The Johnstown Flood   The Ohio and Mississippi Floods of 1912   A Pictorial History of the Great Dayton Flood   Rising Tide   Tragic Story of America's Greatest Disaster   True Story of our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado   The Great Flood of 1993

The Dynamic Great Lakes  Gales of November: The sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald  Great Lakes Shipwrecks & Survivals  Lake Effect: Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds, and Recurrent Snows  The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas  Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald  November's Fury: The Deadly Great Lakes Hurricane of 1913  
So Terrible a Storm: A Tale of Fury on Lake Superior  White Hurricane: A Great Lakes November Gale and America's Deadliest Maritime Disaster  

Father Benito Vines  Early American Hurricanes, 1492-1870  Isaac's Storm  The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea  

Historical Climate Variability and Impacts in North America  Storm Watcher  Tambora: The eruption that changed the world

5:41: Stories from the Joplin Tornado  America's Greatest Flood and Tornado Calamity  Death Rides the Sky  Early American Tornadoes, 1586-1870  Superstorms: Extreme Weather in the Heart of the Heartland  Tornado: A Look Back at Louisville's Dark Day, Aril 3, 1974  Tornado!: The 1974 Super Outbreak  
Tragic Story of America's Greatest Disaster  True Story of our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado  What Stands in a Storm: Three Days in the Worst Superstorm to Hit the South's Tornado Alley  

The Children's Blizzard  Children of the Storm  Early American Winters, 1604-1820  Early American Winters II, 1821-1870  The Long Winter


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