Struck By Lightning!

by Stephen Person

Part of a Series: Disaster Survivors.

The opening spreads in this nail biter include the stories of a mountain climber who was blasted from the face of Wyoming's Grand Teton by a lightning bolt and of a Florida woman who has been a victim of three strikes. The title goes on to discuss Benjamin Franklin's famous kite experiment, modern science's take on what creates thunder and lightning, and to provide safety tips from the National Weather Service. Famous strikes from history are listed. Unusually in a book for this age group, back matter includes a bibliography as well as a further-reading list, but the biggest hit here for kids will be the fascinating personal accounts and jaw dropping photos of hats and other articles of clothing with holes burned through them.

ISBN: 9781936087471

JLG Release: October 2010

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock

Series Nonfiction: Science 3-5

Grades 3-5


12 books / $20.25 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book





    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8" x 10"

    Dewey Classification


    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 5.4, Points: 0.5

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 4.6, Points: 3


    Level: IG870L

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