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Cora and the terrible twister : a tri-state tornado survival story / by Julie Gilbert ; illustrated by Francesca Ficorilli.

Gilbert, Julie, 1976- (author.). Ficorilli, Francesca, (illustrator.).

For young Cora Moffat March 18, 1925 has been a bad day, but it gets much worse when her school is hit by the Tri-State Tornado, and she, her twin brother and her former best friend Claire, struggle to survive as the school and town are destroyed around them. Includes historical notes.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781669059424
  • ISBN: 9781669059431
  • Physical Description: pages cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Stone Arch Books, 2024.

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Stone Arch Books.
Grades 4-6. Stone Arch Books.
Subject: Tornadoes > Illinois > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Survival > Juvenile fiction.
Twins > Juvenile fiction.
Siblings > Juvenile fiction.
Best friends > Juvenile fiction.
Murphysboro (Ill.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
Tornadoes > Fiction.
Survival > Fiction.
Twins > Fiction.
Siblings > Fiction.
Best friends > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Murphysboro (Ill.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Illinois > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Palmerton Area Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Palmerton Area Library JF G37 (Text) 65000000084600 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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