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The Toy and the Twister
by Gillian King-Cargile
illustrated by Kevin Krull
contributions by Douglas Sisterson
Northern Illinois University Press, 2015
eISBN: 978-1-60909-192-7 | Cloth: 978-0-87580-496-5
Library of Congress Classification PZ7.1.K589To 2015

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
In Book One of the Stuffed Bunny Science Adventure Series, a fluff-brained bunny named Bear gets left outside during a storm. The only thing that can save him is science . . . and a sassy doll named Sadie Scientist. Together, the toys get sucked into a tornado. Sadie helps Bear understand extreme weather and storm safety, but when they begin to fall, Bear has to think quickly to save his new friend. This fun, fast-paced adventure will entertain young readers while introducing them to weather and climate concepts aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. After the adventure, read an interview with a real-life meteorologist!

Guided Reading Level: L

About the Stuffed Bunny Science Adventure Series
NIU Press is pleased to work with the P-20 Center at Northern Illinois University to publish a series of STEM-based storybooks for young readers.

The P-20 Center collaborates with university and community partners to promote innovation in teaching and learning, and foster educational success for all ages.

The Stuffed Bunny Science Adventure Series for young readers is an extension of STEM Read, a P-20 program that helps readers explore the science, technology, engineering, and math concepts behind popular fiction.

This series shares the adventures of a fluff-brained bunny named Bear and his favorite boy, Jack. In each story, Bear meets other toys who teach him about the world around him. The books explore the importance of working together and making friends. They also incorporate STEM concepts aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. Learn more about the Stuffed Bunny Science Adventure Series and find resources, videos, and games at stemread.com.

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