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Twister on Tuesday by Mary Pope Osborne
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Twister on Tuesday

by Mary Pope Osborne

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Elementary
  SteppLibrary | Apr 27, 2018 |
The Magic Treehouse: Twister on Tuesday is a series book and is based on the main characters time traveling to different events in history. In this book particularly, the main characters travel back to the 1870's in a small schoolhouse in the prairie. They notice a tornado headed for the school house and have to warn them, should they save themselves or help the other people in the town. This book is great for introducing a social studies or science lesson or giving students an insight to content areas in an interesting way. ( )
  Kailynevans | Nov 15, 2017 |
Elementary
  SteppLibrary | Aug 23, 2017 |
A great book for older elementary age children! Great plot with little shots of education sprinkled in everywhere. ( )
  Christopher_279 | Mar 16, 2017 |
Summary: This novel is about a brother and sister that find a list of things they need to do in their Magic Tree House. During their mission in this book they attend school at a place in the prairie. The siblings save the school children and the teacher from the twister by instructing them to get into the cellar under the carpet.
Critique: Still a huge fan of the Magic Tree House books. They are easy reads with lots of history embedded inside.
Craft Elements: Perfect series for new novel readers that are looking for something at a good pace and easy to read.
  hallorand | Sep 7, 2016 |
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For Peter Boyce,
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In book 23 of the Magic Tree House, award-winning author Mary Pope Osborne's popular young adventure series, siblings Jack and Annie travel back to American pioneer times. Their task, assigned by mysterious Camelot librarian Morgan le Fay, is to find "something to learn." When their magic tree house alights on a Kansas prairie in the 1870s, Jack and Annie quickly find a one-room schoolhouse with classes in session. Something to learn! After an all-too-brief school day, the two return to the tree house with their mission completed. But wait: "In the distance, twisting black clouds had dropped out of the storm clouds. They swirled into a funnel shape." A twister! And the young teacher and students in the school don't realize there's a storm cellar under the floor. Jack and Annie must brave the howling winds to return and save their new friends.

Osborne's insatiable devotees will devour her latest adventure story, following Civil War on Sunday, Revolutionary War on Wednesday, and all the other titles in this exciting series. What better way to learn about history than to travel through time and space, experiencing it firsthand? (Ages 6 to 9) --Emilie Coulter

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When Jack and Annie travel back to the Kansas prairie in search of "something to learn," they gain an understanding of how hard life was for pioneers and they experience the terror of a tornado.

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