Night of the Twisters Ivy Ruckman By Carly Coulter
Dan and Arthur were riding their bikes on a normal sunny day, when they noticed it got dark. But not dark like it would be at night, stormy dark. So they got home and Dan's mom made them turn on the radio station and TV.
It was dark and raining outside, so they were concerned. Why would it be raining like this on such a nice day? They checked the TV. "CD..CD..CD" flashed on the screen. They look at each other, panicked. They quickly realized it was a tornado. Dan's mom told him before she left, that he needs to go into the shower with Ryan and Arthur if he heard sirens.
Dan's mother had to help Mrs. Smiley because she had hearing aids and had to make sure Mrs. Smiley had the news on. But, soon after his mom left the tornado struck. She didn't make it back home so Dan worried the whole time. He grabbed Ryan and him and Arthur got into the shower and covered them self with a blanket right before the glass shattered. Luckily, Stacey came and saved them after the tornado had passed.
After the tornado came through, Dan couldn't find his mom. So him, Stacey, and Arthur went to find her. Finally they did. She was near Mrs. Smiley's house. So when everyone was fine, Dan's mom and Ryan headed to Kmart. Which was the place where the people had to stay after the tornado. An officer named Officer Kelly got Dan, Arthur, and Stacey. But by their surprise, a tornado came right their way!
During the tornado, Kelly's eye got hit and he kept losing his vision in that eye. So, he got Dan to drive to the police station where they could spend the night. Stacey, Dan, and Arthur were fine and slept through the night. Months passed, and Mrs. Smiley sadly passed. But, everyone eventually moved on and dealt with it. And the story ends right there, people are rebuilding houses, cleaning up debris, and reuniting the town!