I had no idea it was the first in a series. In the first book Chase is dropped off at Roland Smith has become one of my favorite young adult authors. Chases world changed at the death of his mother and little sister two years ago and then a year ago his father was struck by lightening. My least favorite part of the book is in between the beginning and the middle of the book where things are sort of calm and not a lot of things going on. I love that these are quick reads. I picked up the first book in this series, , at a school book fair.
I feel like the ending was rushed and left it open for a fourth book. Chase is never in one school long enough to make friends. If a reader is looking for survival ideas, this book is great for that also. I really enjoyed this book because it kept me Chase and his father, John, are storm chasers, and the category five hurricane, Emily, is the biggest of their worries now. Storm Runners Eruption by Roland Smith is a book about a guy and his friend who are looking for the missing Rossie Brothers Circus. All what they do is watch the news about h Storm Runners by Roland Smith is a very good book that shows great leadership and courage. One of the circus trucks crashed, some animals got loose, and now there is a vicious tiger on the loose.
My students are dying to get their hands on the sequel Storm Runners 2: The Surge, but it won't be out until September 1, 2011. Before I read this book I had a pretty good understanding on how the author Ronald Smith was going to introduce ideas and how he was going to curve the story. In book one Chase's father and Tomas drop him off at what he calls a farm, only for Chase to discover it is a farm for Zoo animals. Frantically he felt around for his go bag. In the first book Chase is dropped off at at the winter quarters of a family circus while his dad goes after a hurricane bearing down on the west coast of Florida.
How Engaging was the Story? This heightens the drama, as Chase struggles for survival and his father searches for him. However, it is a fun read, and a great way to burn an hour if you want a nice page-turner. Chase Masters and his father have been traveling across the U. This has helped us have discussions beyond 'how was school? McCullough T his tour guide was guide. This is where John thinks that Hurricane Emily will hit. First, he checked to see if the bus driver was alive and if they could save him. The point of view showed that he was very serious about it and knew it was right to stay back.
Roland Smith writes fantastic books. The story is about a father John and son Chase who travel to areas about to be hit by natural disasters storms. Chase had a little sister and a mom. I loved the book, but I usually only give 5 stars to my absolute amazing favorite books. By page 73 Chase, Nicole, and Rashawn were already trying to get out of the sinking bus. Chase Masters is dropped off to stay at a winter circus compound by his father--a storm chaser. As Chase struggles to survive, he learns secrets about his father's past.
You may read Storm runners guide questions online or downloading. By doing this, Smith keeps the reader engaged and wanting to know what happens to each of the characters. One year later they are both traveling around the states with Tomas. This is unusual but he does it all the time. They need to find the Rossie brothers but they keep getting into Tornados and more.
This book ends on a true cliff-hanger. I just wish it would have come to some closure. I wasn't terribly engaged in the story, but maybe I would be if I had read the first two books. I also think that it s I believe that this book was okay. I think if an author is going to write a series, he should at least indicate on the cover that this is the first book in the Storm series, or whatever. There is a total of three books in the series.
When the two first arrive in Florida, they set up shop in a building used for a traveling circus. The biggest problem most readers will face is the cliff-hanger ending. This must be the first of a planned series, perhaps like Korman's Dive, because it ends on a total cliffhanger. One thing I didn't like about this story is the confusing back story and characters. He loses his quad and picks up a poodle that does tricks. I listened to the audiobook.
I was almost left gasping at the sheer abruptness of the non-ending, ending and sorely disappointed that I couldn't find out immediately the outcome of the story. Storm runners by roland smith is a very good book that shows great leadership and courage the book is about kids named chase nicole and rashawn trying to survive a dangerous hurricane called emily. The plot was good and the emotions were really told but. Smith switches the action from Chase to his father to the local newscaster. He really knows how to weave fantastic stories laced throughout with interesting facts. Cindy doesn't think the Hurricane will hit Saint Pete.
Entertainment ; Tech ; Lifestyle ; Food ; Health ; Politics ; Money ; Sports ; All Sections. The story turns into a survival story through the eyes of Chase. That is a long time to wait for me. Chase goes to school with Nicole. Smith was born in Portland, Oregon, and graduated from Portland State University and, following a part-time job at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, began a 20-year career as a zookeeper, both at the Oregon Zoo and the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma, Washington.