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With all of the talk about -- and destruction caused by -- Hurricane Sandy this week, I was thinking about disaster novels, realistic stories based on natural events.
Adding "bad weather" into your novel is a great way to create tension and a non-human foe. It also adds atmosphere and helps to place your story on the map.
If you've had enough of these horrors in real life, I understand. But if you want to read some kidlit with this setting, I recommend the following:
What are your favorite weather/natural disaster novels?
Deena, Miss Subbing for Pubbing