|aThunder Rose |cJerdine Nolen ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.
|a1st Voyager Books ed.
|aSan Diego |bHarcourt|c2007, c2003.
|a1 v. (unpaged) |bcol. ill. |c31 cm.
|aVoyager Books -- T.p.
|aUnusual from the day she is born, Thunder Rose performs all sorts of amazing feats, including building fences, taming a stampeding herd of steers, capturing a gang of rustlers, and turning aside a tornado.
Thunder Rose vows to grow up to be more than just big and strong, thank you very kindly--and boy, does she ever! But when a whirling storm on a riotous rampage threatens, has Rose finally met her match?
JERDINE NOLEN is the author of many beloved picture books, including Raising Dragons, which won the Christopher Award and was a Smithsonian Magazine Notable Book for Children. She lives in Maryland. KADIR NELSON has illustrated many popular books for children, including Just the Two of Us by Will Smith and Please, Baby, Please by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee. He received the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for Ellington Was Not a Street by Notzake Shange. He lives in California.