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When a doghouse landed in the backyard during a tornado, the family wasn't really surprised. What did surprise them was that there was a dog inside, whom they named Tornado. Each chapter of this gently humorous book by award-winning author Betsy Byars tells a different adventure, and together they chronicle how this unique dog becomes a special part of the family.

00-01 Minnesota's Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award Masterlist

00 Natn'l Christian School Assoc. Children's Crown Classic Award

Hardcover, 64 pages
Published on June 1, 1996 by HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN-10: 0060264497
ISBN-13: 9780060264499
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  • gwendolynchapman
    gwendolynchapmanFriday, May 23, 2014 at 11:25 am33 stars
    It was ok. It was very sad in some parts. I liked the chapter about 5:30. It was funny. I would recommend reading the book but I would get a box of tissues!
    • ikyra_marie
      ikyra_marieSaturday, March 8, 2014 at 1:14 pm55 stars
      I love stories about dogs! I want to read this book so bad!It looks really cool ;)
      • hanleym
        Mrs. HanleyThursday, January 31, 2013 at 7:13 am
        I think that it is a good book because there is a lot of action
        • boulder
          boulderTuesday, July 10, 2012 at 7:46 am55 stars
          This book is amazing! Since I live just outside of tornado alley i think this could be a true story.