Tornado Alert


by Franklyn Branley
illustrated by Giulio Maestro

Another excellent book in the Let's Read and Find Out Science series, this explaining the what, where, how, and when of tornadoes, plus what to do it one strikes. Maestro's cute color illustrations add interest and clarity to the text.

In their review of this book,School Library Journal promises it's "just the thing for young readers interested in the subject."


Reading Levels for Tornado Alert

Interest Level: Gr. 1-3                 DRA Level:  24                      Lexile: 640L
Grade Level Equiv:  4.5            Guided Reading: M 


See Inside This Book

Below is a sample spread from inside this book.  We'll try to get more sample pages, but in the meantime, this shows what great illustrations this book has.

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If you like this one, there are more Let's Read and Find Out Science series books. We really like this series. The authors and illustrators do such a good job of taking complex science subjects and putting them into kid friendly doses and language!  They are definitely worth checking out. You can learn more about this great series of books by clicking on the book covers below or the link above.