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I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011- MWT

I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011- MWT

Series: I Survived (Book #12)
by Lauren Tarshis Illustrated by Scott Dawson

A destructive force is about to hit the city of Joplin...

Eleven-year-old Dexter has always wanted to see a tornado. So when he gets the incredible opportunity to go storm chasing with the famous Dr. Norman Rays, he has to say yes! Dr. Rays is the host of Tornado Mysteries, the show that Dex and his older brother, Jeremy, watched every night until Jeremy joined the U.S. Navy SEALs and left Joplin.

Dex certainly knows how deadly tornadoes can be, but this one isn't heading toward Joplin, and wouldn't it be great to have a brave and exciting story of his own to tell Jeremy when he comes home? But when the tornado shifts direction, Dexter's bravery is about to get seriously tested...

Ages
7, 8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 5
Lexile Measure
710L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
R
Publisher
Inscribe Digital
Number of Pages
112
Genre
Adventure, Realistic Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Lauren Tarshis Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels "Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell out of a Tree" and "Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love."
Scott Dawson Scott Dawson is an illustrator of books in the "I Survived" series.

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