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 Recommended Reading for Kids

  

Learn interesting and important facts about hurricanes, including how they form, how the weather service tracks them, how you can be prepared and what to expect after a hurricane, through this list of recommended books for kids age 4 – 13.

​​4 to 8 Year ​​Olds​​​

Hurricane 

Hurricane!*
By Jonathan London and Henri Sorensen
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Sergio and the Hurricane 

Sergio and the Hurricane*(English and Spanish)
By Alexandra Wallner
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Hurricane Hunters! 

Hurricane Hunters! Riders on the Storm*
By Chris L. Demarest, Chris L. Demarest (Illustrator)
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The Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane 

The Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane*
By Joanna Cole
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Hurricane Wolf* 

Hurricane Wolf*
By Diane Paterson
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Yesterday We Had A Hurricane 

Yesterday We Had A Hurricane (English and Spanish)
By Deidre McLaughlin Mercier

Hurricanes! 

Hurricanes!
By Gail Gibbons

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7 to 10 Yea​rs Old

Eye of the Storm: A Book about Hurricanes 

Eye of the Storm: A Book about Hurricanes*
By Rick Thomas, Denise Shea (Illustrator)
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When the Hurricane Blew 

When the Hurricane Blew
By Mann's Miracles
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Hurricanes Have Eyes But Can't See and Other Amazing Facts About the Weather 

Hurricanes Have Eyes But Can't See and Other Amazing Facts About the Weather
By Melvin Berger

Wild Weather Hurricanes 

Wild Weather Hurricanes (Hello Reader! Series)
By Lorraine Jean Hopping, Lorri H. Egan, Jody Wheeler (Illustrator)

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8 to 13 Yea​rs Old

Hurricanes - Disasters Up Close 

Hurricanes - Disasters Up Close
By Michael Woods and Mary B. Woods

I'll Know What to do: A Kid's Guide to Natural Disasters 

I'll Know What to do: A Kid's Guide to Natural Disasters
By Bonnie S. Mark, Ph.D., Aviva Layton, Michael Chesworth

Hurricanes - Earth's Mightiest Storms 

Hurricanes – Earth’s Mightiest Storms*
By Patricia Lauber
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12 and Older

Hurricane and Tornado 

Hurricane and Tornado (Eyewitness Books Series)*
By Jack Challoner
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Hurricane Force: In the Path of America's Deadliest Storms 

Hurricane Force: In the Path of America's Deadliest Storms*
By Joseph B. Treaster
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These books can be found at bookstores and online. (*) Available at a Broward County Library branch near you, www.broward.org/library.​​​​​​​​​