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Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans

Brown, Don, 1949- author, artist.

Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]

96 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm

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Presents a graphic novel portraying the experiences of people in New Orleans suffering the damage done by Hurricane Katrina. Discusses the stories of heroic struggle and sacrifice done by real people to escape the disaster, as well as highlighting the failings of the government in dealing with the damage.

Reading Counts: Level 7.4 / 5.0 Points / 66589.

Lexile: GN 920L

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ISBN:

9780544157774

Dewey Class No:

976.3/35064 23

Author:

Brown, Don, 1949- author, artist.

Title:

Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans / written and illustrated by Don Brown.

Physical:

96 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm

ContentType:

text rdacontent

ContentType:

still image rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

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volume rdacarrier

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references.

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, 8/1/2015

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Guide, 4/2016

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Horn Book Magazine, 9/2015

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Kirkus Review, 5/1/2015

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Publishers Weekly, 5/25/2015

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School Library Connection, 9/2015

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School Library Journal, 8/2015

Summary:

Presents a graphic novel portraying the experiences of people in New Orleans suffering the damage done by Hurricane Katrina. Discusses the stories of heroic struggle and sacrifice done by real people to escape the disaster, as well as highlighting the failings of the government in dealing with the damage.

Target Audience:

GN 920 Lexile.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS MG 5.6 1.0 175216.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 7.4 5.0 66589.

Awards Note:

Sibert Honor Book, 2016

Subject:

Disaster victims--Louisiana--New Orleans.

Subject:

Hurricane Katrina, 2005.

Subject:

Hurricane Katrina, 2005--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans.

Subject:

Disaster victims--Louisiana--New Orleans--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Hurricane Katrina, 2005--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Hurricane Katrina, 2005--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Disaster victims.

Subject:

Hurricane Katrina, 2005--Social aspects.

Subject:

Disaster victims--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Hurricane Katrina, 2005--Social aspects--Comic books, strips, etc.

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