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By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Gorgeous art shows community strength after disaster.

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Caldecott Honoree John Rocco's gorgeous illustrations bring readers straight to the heart of every emotion, bridging the gap between the description of a natural disaster and what readers feel. Hurricane has a tenderness throughout the story, from the personal connection the boy feels to his favorite place to the neighbors helping each other clean up and rebuild. The power and strength of community is on full display here, reminding readers young and old that they are a part of something bigger than themselves. The facts about how hurricanes form and the parts of a dock are great for curious minds.

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