Hurricane Boy

Hurricane Boy

by Laura Roach Dragon

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Overview

WINNER OF THE SCBWI CRYSTAL KITE AWARD

AN IN THE MARGINS LIST NOMINEE

The storm pulled them apart. Can they stay strong while far away?

In this dramatic coming-of-age story, Hollis Williams matures in the traumatic events of Hurricane Katrina. Living with his siblings and his grandmother, Hollis's greatest wish has always been to reconnect with his absent father. Through the turmoil of the storm and the ensuing tests of his determination, Hollis keeps this dream alive. Their home destroyed, Hollis and his younger siblings are taken to a shelter in West Virginia, where he discovers what family means and finds his own inner strength.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455619160
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 02/21/2014
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,189,668
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Laura Roach Dragon is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Born in Missouri, she has lived most of her life in New Orleans and cherishes the history and culture of the Crescent City, which inspires her work and writing. She received a BA in psychology and MSW from Tulane University. Dragon specializes in working with children and adolescents at River Oaks Hospital in New Orleans.

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