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
We are working on getting sample spreads to show from this book, and adding more to our review. Please check back soon. In the meantime, to learn more about this book click the link below. Please note that if you purchase an item from Amazon, they give us a small referral fee. (This helps pay for site hosting costs, thus allowing us to keep everything free for site visitors!)