The Resource Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown, (electronic resource)

Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown, (electronic resource)

Label
Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
Title
Drowned city
Title remainder
Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Don Brown
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Language
eng
Summary
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{u2014}and also of incompetence, racism, and criminality. Don Brown's kinetic art and as-it-happens narrative capture both the tragedy and triumph of one of the worst natural disasters in American history. A portion of the proceeds from this book has been donated to Habitat for Humanity New Orleans
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
976.044
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty 4
  • MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
  • 5.6
Intended audience source
ATOS Level
Interest level
MG
LC call number
HV636 2005.L8
LC item number
.B769 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • comics graphic novels
Reading level
5.6
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown, (electronic resource)
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Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown, (electronic resource)
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http://ebook.3m.com/library/tulsa-document_id-gqscog9
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Front Cover; Front Matter; Title; Back Matter; Copyright; Dedication; Source Notes; Bibliography; Back Flap; Back Cover; Spine
Control code
sky277803475
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unknown
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{'ALL_BRANCHES': 'https://tccl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/3480240063'}
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780544673052
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
gqscog9
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB
  • Requires 3M Cloud Library (file size: 83.1 MB)

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