LIBRARY JOURNAL: "...a delightful exposition on clouds."  "[Ruth's] personal experiences and asides enrich the well-explained technical details. Read the full review here.  

KITSAP SUN: "Here’s somebody who is down-to-earth enough to talk to the 99.9 percent of us who walk underneath clouds all the time, but don’t have a clue about how they form, why they assume different shapes and different colors, and what makes them precipitate." Read the full review here. 

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Enjoy this gallery of photos of some of the clouds that distracted me, mesmerized me, and inspired me to write A Sideways Look at Clouds.

Meteorology and Clouds on the Web

ART RANGNO--THE CLOUD MAVEN (Inspiration for my book and source of "A Guide the Sky" Poster

Cliff Mass's Weather Blog (OUR very Own Pacific Northwest ATMOSPHERIC SCIENTIST & Weather guru)

National Weather Service (SERIOUS METEOROLOGY)

NOAA/National Weather Service Cloud ID Chart (pdf of photos, codes, WATER CyCLE, LINGO)

National Weather Service Weather Forecast for Olympia, WA  (change zipcode to your locale)

The Cloud Appreciation Society (All THINGS CLOUD From 43,000 Cloud Lovers around the globe)

THE INTERNATIONAL CLOUD ATLAS (The 2017 DIGITAL edition from the World Meteorological Society)

THE CLOUD ATLAS PROJECT (A project organized by the Rocky Mountain Land Library)