Twister by Darleen Bailey Beard; Illustrator-Nancy

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Two children experience a tornado.

Although she sees them safely to the cellar, Mama has to leave Lucille and Natt and go help Mr. Lyle, an elderly neighbor. She tells the children not to open the door until she comes back. But Mama doesn't come back, and Lucille must comfort Natt throughout the terrifying experience of a tornado.

About Darleen Bailey Beard; Illustrator-Nancy

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Darleen Bailey Beard, author of The Flimflam Man, lives in Tuttle, Oklahoma. Nancy Carpenter, the illustrator of several books, including Sitti's Secrets by Naomi Shihab Nye, lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Published March 24, 2003 by Square Fish. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Publishers Weekly

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"A rural family and its neighbor face potential disaster as a tornado heads for their homes in this suspenseful though ultimately reassuring picture book," said PW.

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Publishers Weekly

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When Mama spots an ominous funnel cloud in the distance, she sends Natt and Lucille racing out toward the storm cellar built into the yard while she heads next door to help Mr. Lyle take shelter.

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BC Books

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Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister is the latest in a series of games from Her Interactive, a gaming publisher dedicated to continuing the tales of the young teenager who solves mysteries.

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Common Sense Media

Playing as Nancy, you'll need to piece together the clues to find the culprit, and on way, you'll interview all sorts of interesting characters, explore the old farmhouse where the storm chasers are headquartered, and wrack your brain on a series of enigmatic puzzle challenges.

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Technology Tell

Serious gamers and mystery fans will find better options out there, but Trail of the Twister offers enough to make me glad to finally see Nancy Drew make her Macintosh debut.

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