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Thunder cake / Patricia Polacco.

Polacco, Patricia. (Author). Stevenson, Nanette, (book designer.).


Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0399222316
  • ISBN: 9780399222313
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, [1990]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a cake recipe for Grandma's thunder cake.
"First impression" -- verso of title page.
"Book design by Nanette Stevenson" -- verso of title page.
Target Audience Note:
630L Lexile
Decoding demand: 74 (high) Semantic demand: 80 (high) Syntactic demand: 94 (very high) Structure demand: 86 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 3.5 0.5.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.5 0.5 6014.
Subject: Grandmothers > Juvenile fiction.
Girls > Juvenile fiction.
Fear > Juvenile fiction.
Thunderstorms > Juvenile fiction.
Lightning > Juvenile fiction.
Baking > Juvenile fiction.
Cake > Juvenile fiction.
Intergenerational relations > Juvenile fiction.
Farms > Michigan > Juvenile fiction.
Russian Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > Juvenile fiction.

Available copies

  • 32 of 42 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Reynolds County Library District.


  • 3 current holds with 42 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Reynolds County Library - Centerville Branch E POL (Text) 3247100230515 Easy Reader Fiction Checked out 09/30/2023
Reynolds County Library - Ellington Library E POL (Text) 3247100182700 Easy Reader Fiction Available -

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