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Spring is a great time of year to teach young learners about the weather. With topics like rain and rainbows, clouds and tornadoes your preschoolers will have so much fun reading or listening to you read to them about all different types of weather.
18 Weather Books for Young Readers
Splish! Splash! – While investigating rain, learn about the water cycle and problems with rain, including droughts and floods.
Tornado Alert – Branley explains these powerful storms in simple terms young children can understand. He describes the funnel cloud and how it forms and [tells] what to do during a tornado. The book ends on a comfortable note, that the idea is not to panic but to know what to do to ensure safety.
Freddy the Frogcaster – Freddy the Frog loves learning about the weather, and he’s known for having the best predictions in town. But what happens when the town picnic is almost ruined by a storm that catches the local frogcaster by surprise? Freddy has to step in to save the day!
It’s Raining – What makes rain? From drizzle to downpour, here’s information on the different kinds of rain and how to prepare if a storm is approaching.
I Am Snow – What is snow, and what does it look like?
Weather – Now even the youngest children can enjoy learning about the world around them. Hello, World!is a new series designed to help parents introduce simple nonfiction concepts to their babies and toddlers.
Extreme Weather – Most days, you probably don’t think too much about the weather. You might wear a coat on a cold day or carry an umbrella when it rains. But weather can be unpredictable. Downpours can flood entire cities, raging winds can knock down buildings, and huge piles of snow can block roads. Readers will find out how scientists study some of the most extreme weather on Earth, from violent tornadoes to deadly hailstorms. They will also learn about some of the most devastating weather events in history.
Tornadoes and Hurricanes! – In this enthralling nonfiction reader that features informational text, vivid photos, stimulating facts, and colorful diagrams, readers will learn all about tornadoes and hurricanes–from how they are formed to where are they are most common.
Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble – Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And when spring arrives, they’re ready for some puddle trouble!
Rain – Drip, drop, plop, rain falls from the sky. Rain turns dirt into mud and makes puddles on sidewalks. It also helps flowers grow. But where does rain come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of rain.
Clouds – Clouds come in many different shapes and sizes. They can be white and fluffy or dark and scary. But where do clouds come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of clouds….
Snow – Everyone loves snow! It’s fun to play in and makes wonderful snowmen. But where does snow come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of snow….
Feel the Wind – Have you ever felt the wind tickle your face or heard it whistle through your window? Did you know that some wind travels faster than a car? Read inside to find out more about what causes wind, and learn how to make your own weather vane!
The Wind Blew – The wind blew, and blew, and blew! It blew so hard, it took everything with it: Mr. White’s umbrella, Priscilla’s balloon, the twins’ scarves, even the wig on the judge’s head. But just when the wind was about to carry everything out to sea, it changed its mind!
Clouds – Do you ever wake up and wonder what the weather will be? Instead of turning on the TV to find out, you can just look out your window at the clouds. How do you know what type of clouds can forecast a change of weather? Read and find out.
Wind – Though you can’t see the wind, you can certainly feel it when the wind blows! But where does wind come from? The answer is at your fingertips. Just open this book and read about the wonders of wind…
A Rainbow of My Own – A small boy imagines what it would be like to have his own rainbow to play with.
The Everything Kids’ Weather Book – Have you ever wondered what happens in the eye of a tornado or how hurricanes gain their strength? From lightning and snow-day blizzards to rainbows and monsoons, The Everything Kids’ Weather Book gives you an exciting look into all the action that happens in the sky.
The Kids’ Book of Weather Forecasting – With experiments, observations and activities children ages seven to thirteen will learn to predict the weather by understanding the science behind it. From foggy mornings to sunny afternoons to our changing seasons, weather forecasting is a year-round, practical science that children will have fun learning about.
Time for Kids: Storms! – Find out what causes thunder, see the eye of a hurricane, get caught up in a tornado, and discover more than 25 facts about storms.
Weather Book for Kids – There are over 60 beautiful pictures include in this interactive kid’s weather book. Although this is an easy to follow fabulous little resource about whether, boys and girls will be intrigued and occupied for ages. There is also a “spot the season” picture game that kids can play.
National Geographic Kids: Storms – Storms are SCARY! But it’s cool to understand what’s going on when Mother Nature gets angry. Why does the wind howl? Why does it rain for days? How do rivers overflow? Thunder and lightening, monsoons, hurricanes, tornadoes… the facts and photos in this book will blow you away!
National Geographic Kids: Weather – What causes thunder and lightning? How do different clouds form? What makes a tornado twist? Kids will discover the answers to these questions and more in this colorful, photo-packed book.
Everything Weather – Weather can be wild, freaky, and fascinating! Powerful twisters roar through homes; earthquakes shatter whole cities; hurricanes fly through towns. How does it all happen and how do we know what we do? All you need to know about weather and all of its wildness!
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