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Lothrop, Lee & Shepard,
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Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3.5 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 690L
Fountas & Pinnell:

"The power, danger, and excitement of a hurricane are brought to life in this picture book." (School Library Journal)

Told from the perspective of a boy who witnesses the sky growing ominously purple and rushes to evacuate with his family, Hurricane! is set in Puerto Rico and based on a childhood experience of the author's.

The family huddles together in a shelter while the winds howl. They and their neighbors take solace from gently singing "Silent Night" while waiting out the storm.

The you-are-there immediacy of this picture book, which ends with the family back home on a gorgeous sunny day, allows children to safely experience the drama of surviving a hurricane.

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Accelerated Reader:
Level 3.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
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Grouped Work ID 1aa5b43f-d85a-56d6-0bf2-947c64c65d1e
Grouping Title hurricane
Grouping Author london jonathan
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-19 04:47:34AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-25 04:54:03AM

Solr Details

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accelerated_reader_reading_level 3.5
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publishDate 1998
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subject_facet Hurricanes -- Juvenile fiction, Puerto Rico -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Hurricane
title_full Hurricane / Jonathan London ; [illustrated by] Henri Sorensen
title_short Hurricane
topic_facet Hurricanes