books about: lightning
Lightning (Nature in Action)
Stephen P. Kramer
First Avenue Editions
". . . a clear explosion of lightning, how it is produced, the different types, and its dangers. . . . Exceptionally fine, full-color photographs--each a work of art--perfectly illustrate the text . . ."--School Library Journal, starred review.
Lightning strikes the earth more than a hundred times every second. It's bright and dramatic, but it happens so fast that we rarely get a chance to see it. Now celebrated children's science writer Seymour Simon gives you an opportunity to take a closer look at lightning with clear explanations of what causes those bright flashes of light in a stormy sky.
When Lightning Comes in a Jar
Ernest L. Polacco
It’s time for a family reunion! when tricia’s aunts, uncles, and cousins arrive at her house for an annual family reunion, the fun really begins. And this year, gramma has promised to teach the children something wonderful—how to catch “lightning” in a jar. with so many people and so much love, this family reunion will certainly prove to be the most memorable one yet. inspired by her own family, patricia polacco beautifully depicts an ...
"A gripping novel" from the #1 New York Times bestselling author-now in trade paperback for the first time. In the midst of a raging blizzard, lightning struck on the night Laura Shane was born. And a mysterious blond-haired stranger showed up just in time to save her from dying. Years later, in the wake of another storm, Laura will be saved again. For someone is watching over her. But just as lightning illuminates, darkness always ...
Flash, Crash, Rumble, and Roll
Franklyn M. Branley
Did you know that lightning bolts can be over a mile long? Or that they may come from clouds that are ten miles high? Storms can be scary, but not if you know what causes them. Before the next thunderstorm, grab this book by veteran science team Franklyn Branley and True Kelley and learn what causes the flash, crash, rumble, and roll of thunderstorms!
As a partner at one of New York's most prestigious law firms, Alexandra Parker barely manages to juggle husband, career, and the three-year-old child she gave birth to at forty. But Alex feels blessed with her life and happy marriage--until lightning strikes her. Suddenly a routine medical check-up turns her world upside down when tests reveal shattering news. Sam Parker is a star venture capitalist, a Wall Street whiz kid, and is as ...
Lightning Rider (Alterations #1, NA Fantasy/Time Travel)
Alexander Cole Publishing Group, 2014
Anyone can time travel, but only one family can change the past. That is, until history lost them. As lightning strikes move time travelers across dimensional chessboards, Evy Rivera must use her lightning bullwhips to outplay, outmaneuver, and outgame the system before her mentors realize the true extent of her ability. There’s never been a girl lightning rider and her mentor is not pleased about having to train the first. When Evy ...
Lightning (Sleepy Hollow)
Decadent Publishing Company, LLC, 2012
In mystic Sleepy Hollow, succubus Lily Night put her prom date, Campbell Jones, into a coma after a night of wild, unbridled sex. She has steered clear of mortals ever since, afraid of damaging them or worse, not to mention the inconvenience of knocking out the power every time they have sex. Successful architect Campbell Jones has lived with strange powers and a sexy secret since that prom night. He’s buried himself in work to forget the ...
Lightning: Physics and Effects
Vladimir A. Rakov
Martin A. Uman
Cambridge University Press
This is the first book to cover essentially all aspects of lightning, including lightning physics, lightning protection, and the interaction of lightning with a variety of objects and systems as well as with the environment. Accessible to the technical non-expert, it is addressed to anyone interested in lightning and its effects.
All About Lightning
Martin A. Uman
Does lightning strike twice in the same place? How does a lightning rod work? What is ball lightning? How many thunderstorms are in progress in the world at any one time? Why does lightning zigzag? What is St. Elmo's Fire? These and many more often-asked questions about lightning are answered in this fascinating and informative guide for the layman, presented in an easy-to-follow question-and-answer format. One of nature's most awesome ...
Lightning (87th Precinct)
Thomas & Mercer, 2011
The city can be a strange place, full of odd sights. Sometimes chilling sights. But nothing could prepare the detectives of the 87th Precinct for the sight of a murdered young woman, a member of a local college track team, hanging from a lamppost. Nor could they be ready for the news that the same night, another woman is raped for the third time—by the same man. Two cases, two perpetrators, one chilling evening. Can the detectives of the ...
Prism Book Group, 2012
After a storm, a major power outage leaves two at-odds neighbors dependent on each other. Forced to unite, will their animosity for each other crash like thunder or will they discover love as lightning strikes? Please note: Lightning Strikes and After the Storm (also available) are short stories written in round-robin style by numerous authors of Prism Book Group during a promotional event. Each contributor had the opportunity to add a section, ...
Lightning Strikes Part 1 (36 Hours)
Harlequin E, 2014
36 Hours Serial As a devastating summer storm hits Grand Springs, Colorado, the next thirty-six hours will change the town and its residents forever…. Lightning Strikes Part 1 At Vanderbilt Memorial's E.R., the power goes out, casualties flood in and hospital staff must fight for lives in the dark. Doctors Noah Howell and Amanda Jennings, once lovers, are thrown together to save the lives of two teen car crash victims. Amanda thought ...
Lightning (Weather Basics)
Watch it light up the sky. Hear its booms. It's time to learn about lightning.
Lightning (Dover Books on Physics)
Martin A. Uman
Awesome to any beholder, lightning has been a subject of intense interest to scientists curious about its exact physical nature. There was a dearth of comprehensive scientific literature on the subject until the publication of this volume. Geared toward advanced undergraduates in physics or engineering, it features remarkable clarity and a minimum of mathematical notation, making it accessible to nonspecialists and useful as a teaching resource ...
The Lightning God's Wife: a short story
Grace Draven, 2014
It hasn’t rained for a quarter of a century, and a dying world gasps for water. Outcast and exiled, the rain priestess Revida rescues a man and his children as they flee from the wrath of a creator god known as the Bitter Dark. But Atagartis is more than a man, and Revida soon discovers the lover she’s known only in dreams has a purpose for her and the tearless grief she’s born for more than two decades. A tale of the Glimmer Lands in ...
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: Lightning Thief, The
Something Like Lightning (Storms Book 1)
Never stop running. No matter how often life trips you up, or how many times your enemies knock you down, just get up and keep on moving until you find where you belong. Kelly Phillips has been out of the closet since he was a young teenager, and thanks to the gay youth group he frequents, he has never been short on friends or lovers. But when you have almost everything, it’s hard not to focus on what’s just out of reach: A best friend, ...
The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 1)
You've read the book. You've seen the movie. Now submerge yourself in the thrilling, stunning, and action-packed graphic novel. Mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking out of the pages of twelve-year-old Percy Jackson's textbooks and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Now, he and his friends have just ten days to find ...
Good Night, Lightning (Disney/Pixar Cars) (Glow-in-the-Dark Board Book)
It's bedtime in Radiator Springs, but before Lightning McQueen can go to sleep, he has to say goodnight to all of his friends from Disney/Pixar's Cars! This glow-in-the-dark board book, featuring glow on every page, is the perfect way to get boys ages 0-5 ready for bed.
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