Scars from the Tornado: One Year at Joplin East Middle School

Scars from the Tornado: One Year at Joplin East Middle School

by Randy Turner


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The deadly tornado that ripped through Joplin, Missouri May 22, 2011 killed 161 people and left 500 East Middle School students without a school.Their tornado stories- The students write their own stories about their harrowing tornado experiencesTheir first year attending school in a warehouse- the students and teachers tell the stories of how they turned a warehouse into a school and a homeScars from the Tornado is the heartwarming story of 500 students who made it through the worst tornado that hit the United States in six decades and the one student who did not make it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482571585
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/03/2013
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

Randy Turner is an eighth grade English teacher at Joplin East Middle School and has taught in the Joplin School District for 10 years. Prior to becoming a teacher, he spent two decades as a newspaper reporter and editor. He is the co-author of 5:41: Stories from the Joplin Tornado and Spirit of Hope: The Year After the Joplin Tornado, and has written two other non-fiction books and three novels.

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