Flood!: The 1993 Midwest Downpours chronicles one of the worst floods in U.S. history. Through the vivid stories of disaster survivors, young readers will witness the raging waters that killed 48 people in nine states, and destroyed 60,000 homes. Yet Flood!: The 1993 Midwest Downpours is the story of survival in the face of natural disaster. Combining scientific explanations of floods with narrative documentation from the Midwest disaster, this title outlines advances in flood prevention and safety procedures since 1993. Full-color photographs, a map, and a diagram will further inform students in this exciting tale of natural-disaster survival.