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Hurricane City

3.17  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Like Brigadoon and Never-Never Land, Hurricane City is not on any map or chart but lives in the imagination, a place that produces a storm for every letter of the alphabet, along with a cunning couplet. Children will love this town where cars, animals, statues and people are tossed wildly about.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 14th 2000 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published May 1993)
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Elines Flores
Apr 08, 2015 Elines Flores rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture, concept
This was just a fun book to read. The pictures were colorful and funny as the people, car, and pets get tossed around with each hurricane that sweeps through town. The story was easy to read having only two sentences on each page. I found it interesting that the two sentences ended in words that rhyme. This added a kind of beat that added to the flow of the story.
Katie Shaw
Oct 23, 2012 Katie Shaw rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry
This book tells of a city that has a storm for every letter of the alphabet. From hurricanes, to tornadoes, to blizzards, this town has seen it all. Kids will love seeing cows and cars flying around in sky while knowing no one ever gets hurt. Fun illustrations and poetry make for a better A to Z book.
Benjamin Elliott
Apr 26, 2016 Benjamin Elliott rated it liked it
An alphabet book that uses the fact that hurricanes are named. It's harmless, but falls short as an alphabet book for me. The names of the hurricanes are in alphabetical order, but the rhymes of what takes place in each panel don't make any attempt to play to the given letter so it seems more haphazard than actually planned out as an alphabet book.
Lori Smith
This book ABC book is appropriate for grades K through 1. It supports the teaching of weather patterns, particularly hurricanes.
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Aug 23, 2012 Miracle Wiley rated it liked it
Shelves: abc-books, rhyme
This is a good ABC book. It teaches rhyming. Some student may find their names in it.
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Sarah Weeks has been writing children’s books and songs for the past twenty years. She is a graduate of Hampshire College and NYU and recently became an adjunct faculty member in the prestigious Writing Program at the New School University, in New York City.

Her first YA novel, So B. It, which appeared on the LA Times bestseller list was chosen as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and received the
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