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Drowned City Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

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ISBN-10: 0544586174

ISBN-13: 9780544586178

Edition: 2015

Authors: Don Brown

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Kirkus' Best of 2015 list School Library Journal Best of 2015 Publishers Weekly's Best of 2015 list Horn Book Fanfare Book Booklist Editor's Choice On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost their lives. The riveting tale of this historic storm and the drowning of an American city is one of selflessness, heroism, and courage--and also of incompetence, racism, and criminality.         Don…    
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 8/1/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Don Brown is the award-winning author and illustrator of many picture book biographies. He has been widely praised for his resonant storytelling and his delicate watercolor paintings that evoke the excitement, humor, pain, and joy of lives lived with passion. School Library Journal has called him “a current pacesetter who has put the finishing touches on the standards for storyographies.” He lives in New York with his family.