9 edition of Night of the twisters found in the catalog.
A fictional account of the night freakish and devastating tornadoes hit Grand Island, Nebraska, as experienced by a twelve-year-old, his family, and friends.
|Statement||by Ivy Ruckman.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.R844 Ni 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||153 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||153|
|ISBN 10||0690044089, 0690044097|
|LC Control Number||83046168|
Meanwhile, in Blainsworth, there is the annual fall Bike-a-thon race for the high school kids. Then the boys run into Stacey Night of the twisters book Rhonnie Vae. The main characters of the book live in a fictional town known as Blainsworth in Nebraska. Smiley, who is trapped in her roofless house, to the reluctant allowance of Linda, who takes Ryan and boards a bus to a local shelter. The Hatches later arrive at their home, staring at the tattered remains from inside the truck. Paul as well as an Associated Press report on the storm that is included as the book's foreword ; however, the neighborhood depicted as the one where Danny lived was partially fictionalized, although incorporating two real-life streets in the city, Sand Crane Drive and Fonda Way.
Main Characters Dan Hatch : Main character of the story. The family temporarily stayed on the Hatch farm, along with Arthur, whose family members stayed elsewhere, with Stacey living with her friend Evelyn, while Ronnie Vae who did not talk or speak for three days after being tossed into the bushes by the tornado stayed with cousins in California, before the Hatches and Darlingtons moved into government-provided trailers that August. Unable to move the truck, Dan and Stacey drive back to the roadblock and ask the policeman for help. With all streets barricaded either by bulldozers and various emergency vehicles or downed lines and water on the roadway, Mrs. In the epilogue, Danny explains what happened in the year since the storm.
Bob drives as near as he can go and manages to yell out a warning to the family seconds before they see the twister coming. At the rescue station where Dan is, he overhears Jack about driving around to find if Laura is all right. Jenny arrives at the house to pick Laura up, were they talk about Jack being so domineering on Dan for he doesn't want Dan to end up a loser like him. Dan refuses, saying that they should stick together because they are family.
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Although he is never cruel to baby Ryan, Dan keeps a distance from him. Meanwhile, Jack and Dan have reunited with everyone at the shelter and they keep looking for Laura. Paul as well as an Associated Press report on the storm that is included as the book's Night of the twisters book ; however, the neighborhood depicted as the one where Danny lived was partially fictionalized, although incorporating two real-life streets in the city, Sand Night of the twisters book Drive and Fonda Way.
Seconds after the sirens sound again, a worried Arthur rushes to tell Danny of a tornado alert that was just broadcast over the radio. They, along with Bob and Jenny, make it to an overpass as the twister blows out the back window of the Jeep, nearly sucking Dan out before it dissipates into the air.
When he arrives, he finds out the store's parking lot has been turned into an emergency command post and all civilians taken to the store were evacuated during the night due to high water, being transported to other shelters.
Later that night at the police station, Dan, Arthur and Stacey are moved to the women's room of the jail that is serving as an emergency shelter for some of the tornado victims, where at one point, they listen to stories from the other families who lost their homes in the first tornado; Arthur later ponders why Grand Island had to be hit, even wondering if playing with the bull roarer caused the tornadoes due to a Hopi legend that its roar brings about whirlwinds, leading Dan to wonder himself if the tornado was his punishment for his jealousy and resentment of Ryan.
Laura and her friends drive up as well and the family is reunited.
At the other rescue station, Jack arrives and finds out that Laura and Jenny were there and set out to find them. Bob Iverson, a storm chaser with the Kansas State Tornado Center relaying information to the National Weather Service on a chase assignment, is driving down a country road to track a bizarre supercell thunderstorm.
At the other rescue station, Grandma Goldie arrives and Laura asks her if Dan and the others are all right. After the race him and Arthur went on a bike ride.
As the film is structured as Night of the twisters book coming-of-age story, most of the adaptation both follows portions of as well as differs from the book among the differences, Danny's mother — who is renamed Laura Lori Hallier — works as a diner waitress, instead of as a hair dresser-turned-homemaker; the inclusion of characters such as storm chaser Bob Iverson David Ferry and a more prominent role of Danny's grandmother; as well as the absence of four of Night of the twisters book younger siblings and the Hatch family cat, Minervawith more of a focus on Danny's heroic efforts to try and reunite with his family.
Jack yells at Dan for not being responsible for anything, and Dan rides on his new bike home. Struggling to sleep, Stacey helps Danny take his mind off his worry by quoting scripture, when the generator at the station suddenly goes out partway through the verse, knocking out power to the entire building.
Summary The story follows the adventures of year-old Dan Hatch, his best friend Arthur, and his 2-year-old half-brother Ryan when a freak tornado passes over their small Nebraska town. While Stacey rides into town in a police car, the officer reluctantly takes Dan with him and other officers to get Jack out from under the Bronco.
At the local diner in town, Laura is waitressing when Bob walks in asking for some coffee. As rescuers search for residents unaccounted for, Danny, Arthur and Stacey volunteer to search for Mrs. In the epilogue, Danny explains what happened in the year since the storm.
Dan got closer to Stacey and they began dating frequently and going to important school functions, including the junior prom.Night Of The Twisters Read Amazing Children's Books Online - Unlimited Access to the Best Books and Learning Videos For Kids 12 and Under PARENTS EDUCATORS BLOG GIFTS SIGN UP log in.
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