The sound of thunder

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Series:
Bigfoot boy volume 3.
Publisher:
Kids Can Press,
Pub. Date:
[2014]
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 2.5 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 510L
Description
This conclusion to the Bigfoot Boy graphic novel trilogy adds a backdrop of Pacific Northwest mythology to the popular story about an ordinary boy who becomes a hero through the power of magic. As the book begins, Rufus, Penny and their squirrel friend, Sidney, are eager to recapture the magic totem they lost to the ravens in the previous book. But how? With Rufus no longer in possession of his powers, the trio seems destined to fail. Their luck turns, however, when they learn the local legend of Thunderbird. It seems the mighty bird had created the magic totem decades earlier to be used to ward off developers who wanted to destroy the precious Pacific Northwest forest. Developers who were much like the ones cutting down their trees today! Empowered with a newfound purpose to protect the woods, they finally know just what they have to do to save the day --- and the trees! J. Torres has crafted a fast-paced adventure with snappy dialogue, touches of humor and plenty of plot twists. Illustrations by Faith Erin Hicks are energetic and lush, with many panels per page to keep young eyes moving along. This book is an excellent choice to expose reluctant readers to literary devices such as plot and character development, the importance of dialogue and folklore. It could also provide a terrific jumping-off point for discussions about the environment, as well as the concept of civic engagement and making a difference in your community.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781894786591
9781894786584
Reading Level:
MG
Level 2.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 510L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 3aa4cd47-a1fa-2951-9bee-59340061a598
Grouping Title sound of thunder
Grouping Author torres j
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-20 00:44:57AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-21 00:25:20AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 0.5
accelerated_reader_reading_level 2.5
auth_author2 Hicks, Faith Erin,
author Torres, J., 1969-
author2-role Hicks, Faith Erin,illustrator.
author_display Torres, J
available_at_school Smith Springs Elementary, Waverly-Belmont Elementary, Wright Middle
collection_school Comic/Graphic
detailed_location_school Gower Elementary - Kids Comic/Graphic, Smith Springs Elementary - Kids Comic/Graphic, Waverly-Belmont Elementary - Kids Comic/Graphic, Wright Middle - Teen Comic/Graphic
display_description "Rufus, Penny and their squirrel friend, Sidney, are eager to recapture the magic totem they lost to the ravens in the previous book. But how? With Rufus no longer in possession of his powers, the trio seems destined to fail. Their luck turns, however, when they learn the local legend of Thunderbird. It seems the mighty bird had created the magic totem decades earlier to be used to ward off developers who wanted to destroy the precious Pacific Northwest forest. Developers who were much like the ones cutting down their trees today! Empowered with a newfound purpose to protect the woods, they finally know just what they have to do to save the day -- and the trees!"--Publisher.
format_category_school Books
format_school Book
id 3aa4cd47-a1fa-2951-9bee-59340061a598
isbn 9781894786584, 9781894786591
item_details ils:CARL0000456540|A02096383|Gower Elementary - Kids Comic/Graphic|741.59 TOR|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||1R360||, ils:CARL0000456540|MK10093380|Wright Middle - Teen Comic/Graphic|GN F TOR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||4X805||, ils:CARL0000456540|MK10127792|Waverly-Belmont Elementary - Kids Comic/Graphic|741.5 TOR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2X765||, ils:CARL0000456540|MK10128973|Smith Springs Elementary - Kids Comic/Graphic|GRA TOR|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||2P686||
itype_school Book
last_indexed 2018-11-21T06:25:20.332Z
lexile_code GN: Graphic Novel
lexile_score 510
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_school 741.5 TOR, 741.59 TOR, GN F TOR, GRA TOR
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school Gower Elementary, Smith Springs Elementary, Waverly-Belmont Elementary, Wright Middle
primary_isbn 9781894786591
publishDate 2014
record_details ils:CARL0000456540|Book|Books||English|Kids Can Press,|[2014]|98 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000456540 A02096383 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false true
ils:CARL0000456540 MK10127792 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000456540 MK10093380 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000456540 MK10128973 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
series Bigfoot boy
series_with_volume Bigfoot boy|3
subject_facet Canada -- Comic books, strips, etc, Canada -- Juvenile fiction, Comic books, strips, etc, Fantasy comic books, strips, etc, Forest conservation -- Comic books, strips, etc, Forest conservation -- Juvenile fiction, Graphic novels, Human-animal communication -- Comic books, strips, etc, Human-animal communication -- Juvenile fiction, Magic -- Comic books, strips, etc, Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Ravens -- Comic books, strips, etc, Ravens -- Juvenile fiction, Sasquatch -- Comic books, strips, etc, Sasquatch -- Juvenile fiction, Totems -- Comic books, strips, etc, Totems -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The sound of thunder
title_full The sound of thunder / J. Torres and Faith Erin Hicks
title_short The sound of thunder
topic_facet Comic books, strips, etc, Fantasy comic books, strips, etc, Forest conservation, Graphic novels, Human-animal communication, Magic, Ravens, Sasquatch, Totems