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Gwin, Minrose

Summary: A devastating tornado rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression. Dovey, a black laundress, searches for her family. At the McNabb house she find the daughter of the house, Jo, who suffered a head wound. When a baby is found in the wreckage is it Jo's baby brother, Tommy, or Dovey's light-skinned great-grandson, Promise? The two women-- one black, one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GWI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gwin 2018

Troupe, Thomas Kingsley

Summary: Tony and his twin sister Andie are four-wheeling in the woods near their family cabin, when they are caught in a violent thunderstorm--then the sky turns really dark, and they realize a monster tornado is on their tail, and suddenly they are not sure whether it is safer to keep running, or find some place to seek shelter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TRO

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: 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.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2017

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Ghigna, Charles.

Summary: When a tornado touches down in a pond on Farmer Brown's property, it sets off a chain of events among the barnyard animals that soon has every creature displaced, but not unhappy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN GHI

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: A young boy in the middle of one of the deadliest tornado to strike the United States since 1947.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Tarshis 2015

Blanchard, Alice.

Summary: When Police Chief Charlie Grover discovers three mutilated bodies in a tornado-ravaged farmhouse, he first believes they were impaled by flying debris, but as he digs a little deeper, he realizes the victims were murdered by someone who was trying to use the tornado to cover his tracks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS BLA

Clements, Andrew

Summary: As the end of sixth grade nears, Jordan Johnston, unhappy that she is only average in appearance, intelligence, and athletic ability, reveals her special skills when disaster strikes her central Illinois elementary school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CLE

Summary: Kermit, Miss Piggy, and the rest of the Muppets put an all-new spin on the classic tale loved by millions the world over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV MUP

Barzak, Christopher

Summary: After tornadoes demolish Newfoundland, Ohio, Ellie, seventeen, is haunted by ghosts of the dead, as well as survivors struggling to cope, but a chance encounter shows her how to free the lingering spirits.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BAR

Blake, Ashley Herring

Summary: "Twelve-year-old Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed in a tornado, and in the aftermath of the storm, she begins to develop feelings for another girl at school"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Acton, Vanessa

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "What do you do when you and your family are in the middle of a road trip when a tornado hits? Then after surviving the tornado, when you must get your injured father and very scared younger brother to safety...before the next twister hits?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2017

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Henderson, Dee.

Summary: Stephen O'Malley is a paramedic who has been rescuing people all his life. His friend Meghan is in trouble: Stolen jewels are turning up in interesting places, and she's in the middle of it. Stephen is about to run into a night he will never forget-a kidnapping, a tornado, and a race to rescue the woman he loves. Introducing the O'Malleys, an inspirational group of seven, all abandoned or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2010

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Henderson, Dee.

Summary: Overwhelmed by the loss of his sister and by his work as a paramedic, Stephen O'Malley is still happy to help his friend Meghan, and when her life is endangered, they find that faith may be the only thing to get them both out alive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Hen

Long, Loren.

Summary: When a tornado threatens his farm, Otis the tractor must try to save the animals, including an unfriendly bull.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Fiction Long 2011

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE OTI

Lester, Helen.

Summary: An Australian wombat joins the Champs baseball team, and even though he is disastrously ignorant about the game, his innate talents save everyone when a tornado suddenly strikes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LES

Long, Loren.

Summary: When a tornado threatens the farm, Otis the tractor must try to save the animals, including the unfriendly bull.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E LON

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC LON

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LON

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LON

Sloat, Teri.

Summary: A twister strikes Farmer Brown's farm and mixes the animals all up, so that the cows oinked, sheep clucked, hens brayed, and his hound neighed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E SLO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Sloat

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Sloat

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: When Jack and Annie travel back to the Kansas prairie in search of "something to learn," they gain an understanding of how hard life was for pioneers and they experience the terror of a tornado.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE OSB

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC OSB

Mead, Alice.

Summary: Nine-year-old Isabella's motto is "I won't share 'cuz it's not fair," until a tornado destroys a neighbor's house and she realizes that the money she has earned to buy a swimming pool might be put to a better use.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MEA

Bos, Samone

Summary: "When Jeremy visits his twin cousins Jack and Flash in Oklahoma, he gets a big surprise: they're storm chasers! They live in a region called Tornado Alley, an area with more tornadoes than anywhere else in the world. Jack and Flash travel around Tornado Alley looking for tornadoes, and Jeremy is coming with them on their next mission. In Twister! Jeremy and his cousins encounter giant...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BOS

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BOS

BEARD, DARLEEN BAILEY

Summary: Two children experience a tornado.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: FARRAR STRAUS GRIOUX 1999

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BEARD