Inside Lightning
Inside Lightning
by Melissa Stewart
Sterling, 2011
for ages 9-12
ISBN 978-1-40278-949-6
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Bright. Beautiful. Dramatic. Dangerous. Lightning is all these things—and more. Inside Lightning reveals the truth about this mysterious force of nature. Find out where and when lightning strikes, follow its formation from cloud to ground, see incredible photos of lightning flashes on Earth and beyond, and watch lightning scientists at work. Ten spectacular gatefolds, plus incredible photos, graphs, maps, diagrams, and first-person stories, take intrepid young explorers right to the source lightning's awesome power.
Research Notes
“This is the first time I’ve written a book about lightning, so I learned a lot during the research process. I really appreciate all the help scientists gave me in understanding the most up-to-date findings. I also enjoyed interviewing a variety of people who had experienced lightning strikes up close and personal for the I Was There features in the book. But my favorite part of the project was working with my editor to create the dynamic horizontal gatefolds that truly take you Inside Lightning.
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