Escaping Tornado Season: A Story Of Poems
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Annotation: Poems describe how thirteen-year-old Allie, living with her grandparents in a small Minnesota town in the 1960s, struggles to cope with her father's recent death, being abandoned by her mother, and trying to fit in at school.
Catalog Number: #91043
Binding Type: Perma-Bound (from Original Hardback)
Pages: 262 p.
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ISBN: Publisher: 0-06-008639-4 Perma-Bound: 0-605-29643-X
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-06-008639-8 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-29643-5
Dimensions: 18 cm.
Subject Heading: Children's poetry, American. Fathers. Death. Juvenile poetry. Abandoned children. Juvenile poetry. Maternal deprivation. Juvenile poetry. Grandparent and child. Juvenile poetry. Separation (Psychology). Juvenile poetry. Girls. Juvenile poetry. American poetry. Schools. Poetry. Family life. Poetry. Grief. Poetry. Separation (Psychology). Poetry.
Reviewing Agencies: ALA Booklist (3/1/04) , Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books , Horn Book (8/1/04) , Kirkus Reviews , Publishers Weekly , School Library Journal , Voice of Youth Advocates
Word Count: 22,282
Reading Level: 5.3
Interest Level: 7-12
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 5.3 / points: 3.0 / quiz: 78324 (06/28/04) / grade: Upper Grades