Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice, 2006
Canada Close Up: Snow and Ice: Canadian Winter Weather
By Nicole Mortillaro
Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780439957465 Paperback 64 Pages | 6.01" x 8.99" | Ages 7 to 9
An interesting and educational look at the science behind Canada's winter weather! Using easy-to-understand language and full colour photos and diagrams of various weather phenomena, Snow and Ice: Canadian Winter Weather explains simple weather concepts as they relate to unpredictable Canadian winters. Children will learn how snow is formed, why we have blizzards and ice storms, and what Chinooks are.Also included are extreme and unusual weather conditions, and the havoc they can sometimes wreak on Canadian
communities.This informative book is sure to appeal to young nature lovers from coast to coast, and children will learn how the weather directly affects their lives. Snow and Ice: Canadian Winter Weather is perfect for home and curriculum use. The Canada Close Up books are about science and nature, and are directly related to school curriculum and the interests of younger readers.