Joplin Tornado Survival Stories

Natural Disaster True Survival Stories
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the mile-wide tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri, in May 2011. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a timeline of the disaster, infographics, a glossary, a listing of source notes, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

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978-1-5038-0731-0
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF037080, JNF037010
Dewey 363.34
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 700
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 179946
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • Disaster Strikes
  • Tornado in the Emergency Room
  • Taking Shelter at a Restaurant
  • Saved by a Bicycle Helmet
  • An Inspiring Recovery
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Emily O'Keefe

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Natural Disaster True Survival Stories from School Library Journal on April 1, 2016

Following a two-page overview of the title event, each volume presents four or five dramatic accounts of people who experience the effects. Photos of survivors accompany many stories, including those of a small boy pulled from Haiti’s earthquake rubble and a man floating on his… View →