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Twisters!

by Penner, Lucille Recht.

Format: Print Book 1996
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
Available (5)
Location Collection Call #
Bridgeville Public Library Easy Reader JUV 551.5 PEN
Location  Bridgeville Public Library
 
Collection  Easy Reader
 
Call Number  JUV 551.5 PEN
 
 
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Non Fiction J 551.553 P382
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 551.553 P382
 
 
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Easys E j 551.53 PEN
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Easys
 
Call Number  E j 551.53 PEN
 
 
Pine Center Branch Juvenile J 551.5 PENNE
Location  Pine Center Branch
 
Collection  Juvenile
 
Call Number  J 551.5 PENNE
 
 
South Fayette Township Library Easy Readers J ER 551.553 PEN
Location  South Fayette Township Library
 
Collection  Easy Readers
 
Call Number  J ER 551.553 PEN
 
 
Summary
Illustrated in full color. Coming right on the heels of the Steven Spielberg summer blockbusterTwister!is a whirlwind of our own--Twisters--filled with true-life anecdotes, facts, and photos detailing the most awesome force in nature. Here's a disaster book that will leave heads spinning!  
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 2^-3. Penner introduces tornadoes and hurricanes, and the heart-stopping terrors that twisters engender will entice new readers. There is a little of everything here: explanations of the storms, the damage they cause, and what to do if a twister approaches. Although documentation might be awkward in an easy-to-read, the many anecdotes that pepper the book (wind picks up egg cartons and drops eggs unbroken; money flies out of a bank) seem to demand some sort of verification. The colored pencil artwork is well executed but has almost a comic feel that belies the real danger of twisters. Still, primary-graders who are fascinated by wild weather events will enjoy this. --Ilene Cooper"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Step into reading.
Subjects Tornadoes -- Juvenile literature.
Tornadoes.
Hurricanes.
Publisher New York :Random House,1996
Contributors Nitta, Kazushige.
Audience "Grades 1-3"--Cover.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN 0679882715 (trade)
067998271X (glb)
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