Reading/Interest Level: Preschool
Author: Belinda Jensen
Illustrator: Renee Kurilla
Publisher: Millbrook Press
A snowstorm turns into a blizzard and Bel's class has to stay at school. Some of the kids are scared, but weather isn't scary once you understand it! So Bel teaches them about blizzards.
This book is set up in the same way as Belinda Jensen's other Bel the Weather Girl books. There is a simple story line in which Bel helps other kids to understand a particular meteorological phenomenon. There are blurbs on many of the pages that include more data about the weather and an experiment that kids can try in the back to help them understand some of the concepts better. There is also a helpful glossary and some other books and websites to check out to learn more. The simple language of these books and the unintimidating style of teaching will be great for young readers.