by Shutta Crum
illustrated by Carol Thompson

A big storm--a 'thunder boomer'-- rolls in and cools everything down on a hot summer day on the farm. The word choice and mixed media illustrations work together to convey the drama and sound effects of this sudden summer storm.

This book is a find!  It rightly received starred reviews across the board (School Library Journal, Horn Book, Kirkus Reviews).  In fact, this book was selected as a School Library Journal Best Book of 2009!

Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2            Lexile Measure:  AD490L

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