Floods are unstoppable forces of nature. In this title, readers will learn why flooding occurs and how to survive a flood. Where historic floods occurred in the United States, including Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in 1889, the Ohio River in 1913, the Ohio-Mississippi Valley in 1937, Loveland, Colorado, in 1976, Houston, Texas, in 2001, Tennessee in 2010, and North Dakota in 2011, are also discussed. Features include full-color photos, easy-to-read text, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.