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Tornado Terror

Tornado Terror

Series: I Survived True Stories (Book #3)
by Lauren Tarshis
The tri-state tornado of 1925 was the deadliest tornado strike in American history, tearing through three states and killing a total of 700 people by the time it was done. The Joplin tornado of 2011 was a mile-wide monster that destroyed the heart of a vibrant city. Written by the author of the New York Times bestselling I Survived series, the true stories of these two events, plus fascinating facts and profiles of tornado scientists and storm chasers, create a unique and riveting nonfiction read.
7, 8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 5
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Guided Reading
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
Informational Text

About the Author

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."

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