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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2007

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    If your looking for some treacherous adventure, grab your favorite afghan and help yourself to some really hot chocolate before you sit down to read Winter Thunder written by Mari Sandoz. Sanzdoz is very good at recreating the atmosphere and emotions of the Blizzard of 1949, when a blizzard roared into the state of Nebraska with heaps of snow, sleet and winds of 50 miles an hour. The plot in Winter Thunder displays a similar situation where a pretty young schoolteacher becomes lost in a storm with her eight pupils. The author is very detailed and descriptive with the various challenges and dangers they encounter wandering through the ranch country of the Great Plains. As you read this book you feel a great sense of respect, dignity, and courage for the main character as she attempts survival. Marie Sandoz is a scholarly and well-known writer that began in the 1930¿s and published many books up through the early 1970¿s. She studied at the University of Nebraska and taught in rural schools in Nebraska. Other well-known works are The Horsecatcher, and the widely acclaimed Old Jules, the story of her father. I enjoyed this book and read it at least twice to make sure I didn¿t miss anything. It was relatively short but packed with feelings of different personalities forced into an incredible situation. It really captured the human spirit and its will to exist. There are no pictures but the words offer a very graphic view of the condition of the characters...may I add this book is not for sensitive stomachs. If you need some excitement, give it a chance, I think you¿ll like this book as much as I did!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2000

    A Great Book

    My 4th grade teacher read this to my class. Most kids don't like history but this book seemed to grab everyones attention with in the first chapter and had the whole class in tears half way in to the story. I have never read a book that is so emotional before. Now five years later my peers and I still enjoy reading the book.

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