Night Of The Twisters by Ivy RuckmanNight Of The Twisters by Ivy Ruckman

Night Of The Twisters

byIvy Ruckman

Paperback | December 23, 2003

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Storm Chasers meets Stranger Things! An action-packed coming-of-age story of both natural disaster and the bravery it takes to face it.

When a tornado watch is issued one Tuesday evening in June, twelve-year-old Dan Hatch and his best friend, Arthur, don't think much of it. After all, tornado warnings are a way of life during the summer in Grand Island, Nebraska.

But soon enough, the wind begins to howl, and the lights and telephone stop working. Then the emergency siren starts to wail. Dan, his baby brother, and Arthur have only seconds to get to the basement before the monstrous twister is on top of them.

Little do they know that even if they do survive the storm, their ordeal will have only just begun...

Ivy Ruckman is the award-winning author of fourteen books, including No Way Out, for which she also wrote the screenplay. She is a former English teacher and creative writing instructor, and has written several short stories for young readers. Mrs. Ruckman lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Title:Night Of The TwistersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.38 inPublished:December 23, 2003Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064401766

ISBN - 13:9780064401760

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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From Our Editors

Nature is at its scariest in this fast-paced novel. A tornado strikes while Dan and his best friend Arthur are alone with Dan's baby brother. Can the boys make it to the basement before the tornado completely destroys the house? This exciting book is perfect for new and reluctant readers -- nobody will be able to put it down before the conclusion!

Editorial Reviews

“Exciting and fast paced. Readers will eagerly follow Dan and Arthur from beginning to end.” (School Library Journal)