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Author Brown, Don, 1949- author.
Title Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans / written and illustrated by Don Brown.
Pub Info New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015].
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Descript 96 pages : color illustrations, 27 cm
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Audience GN920L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.6 1 1 175216
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
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 -- 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.
Subject Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Racism -- United States.
Social classes -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Genre Graphic novels.
Alt Title Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
ISBN 054415777X
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