I Survived #12: I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 by Lauren TarshisI Survived #12: I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011 by Lauren Tarshis

I Survived #12: I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011

byLauren Tarshis

Paperback | August 25, 2015

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The 2011 Joplin tornado was a catastrophic tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri in 2011. It was part of a larger tornado outbreak in the spring of that year and reached a maximum width of nearly 1 mile during its path through the southern part of the city, killing 158 people, injuring over 1,000 and caused damages amounting to a total of $2.8 billion, making it the costliest single tornado in U.S. history. Lauren will bring her signature intensity to this distinctly American natural disaster, placing a young boy in the middle of one of the deadliest tornado to strike the United States since 1947.

Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and group editorial director for language arts for Scholastic classroom magazines, in addition to being 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. She lives in Westport, ...
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Title:I Survived #12: I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7.54 × 5.28 × 0.29 inPublished:August 25, 2015Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0545658489

ISBN - 13:9780545658485

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