For days and days, rainstorms pound a community. A nearby river swells until its banks overflow. Water surges over the land, washing away roads and buildings. In this captivating introduction to floods, early readers will be swept up in the dramatic text that describes the first signs of a flood, its destructive power, and most importantly, how to stay safe from a flood's rushing waters. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids' attention. Emergent readers won't be able to stop turning the pages as they learn about the forces of nature that can wreak havoc on our world.