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Thunder Rose
Contributor(s): Nolen, Jerdine (Author), Nelson, Kadir (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0152060065     ISBN-13: 9780152060060
Publisher: Clarion Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 2007

Annotation: An award-winning tall tale that introduces a powerful new African-American heroine: Thunder Rose, who drinks her milk straight from the cow and prefers the company of her bull, Tater, to any puppy or kitten. Full color.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
- Juvenile Fiction | Girls & Women
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2002012287
Age Level: 4-7
Grade Level: PreK-2
Lexile Measure: 910 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.16" H x 8.04" W x 11.78" L (0.40 lbs) 32 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
- Cultural Region - Western U.S.
- Topical - Country/Cowboy
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 10/01/2007 pg. 61
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 71144
Reading Level: 5.4   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Thunder Rose vows to grow up to be more than just big and strong, thank you very kindly--and boy, does she ever But when a whirling storm on a riotous rampage threatens, has Rose finally met her match?
Jerdine Nolen's wondrous tale and Kadir Nelson's outstanding illustrations bring to life this larger-than-life story about a resilient young girl who overcomes adversity even in the face of mother nature.

Contributor Bio(s): Nolen, Jerdine: - JERDINE NOLEN is the author of the Bradford Street Buddies easy reader series and numerous picture books including Raising Dragons, Thunder Rose, Plantzilla, Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm, and Irene's Wish.Nelson, Kadir: - Kadir Nelson is a two-time Caldecott Honor recipient. Among his other awards are an NAACP Image Award, and the 2009 and 2014 Coretta Scott King Author Award. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and The New Yorker. He lives in Los Angeles, CA.

Twitter: @kadirnelson
Instagram: @kadirnelson
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