Famous Floods

by Shannen Yauger

Fabulous Photos

5.0 rating
December 29, 2020

This book was very informative with gorgeous photography. It covers the history of some famous floods in the past century. It is amazing to see the power of water and the damage it can do. It ends with some helpful safety tips of how to prepared for a flood.

Marci W


5.0 rating
September 24, 2020

My daughter and I enjoyed the facts in this book. I appreciate that it included different times and places. My daughter was interested in the extreme events and statistics included. It meshed perfectly with the Water science unit.


Interesting Read

5.0 rating
August 24, 2020

I was so surprised at how much my children liked this book. The pictures are captivating, and it was so interesting to learn about different floods. We really came away with a true respect for nature.

Laura F

Fascinating and Informative

5.0 rating
August 22, 2020

Great book for learning about floods. I loved that the book highlighted specific historical floods to teach about the different types of flooding that can occur, included places from all over the world.

Lezlie-Anne I


5.0 rating
August 10, 2020

My kids ages 5-13 all really enjoyed reading this book. It was interesting to read about floods that have happened all around the world. The pictures are fantastic! The book prompted lots of questions and discussion and left us all in awe of the power of water.

Danielle B
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Science Book for All Ages

From coastal areas to inner cities, overflowing waters can wreak havoc on all who experience them. Despite the hardships that come from floods, there is much to learn from these great outbreaks of water. Come along and explore some of the world’s most famous floods, the impact they have had on land and people, and the many ways they still influence our lives today.

28 pages, 8.5×5.5, full-color

This book is suggested to accompany our Water and Our World science unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7-8.

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