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
   

7 to 10 Years 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)

 8 to 13 Years 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.