Hurricane Katrina: An Interactive Modern History Adventure

Hurricane Katrina: An Interactive Modern History Adventure

by Blake Hoena

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Hurricane Katrina: An Interactive Modern History Adventure by Blake Hoena

It's late August 2005, and a storm is brewing in the Gulf Coast. When it strikes, Hurricane Katrina will be one of the deadliest and most destructive storms in U.S. history especially for the residents of New Orleans, Louisiana, and Biloxi, Mississippi. Will you: Flee to the New Orleans Super Dome as floodwaters surge through the city? Try to save your home along the floodwalls near Lake Pontchartrain? Attempt to ride out the storm at your home in Biloxi, Mississippi? Everything in this book happened to real people. And YOU CHOOSE what you do next. The choices you make could lead you to survival or to death.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476552200
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Series: You Choose: Modern History Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 634,042
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 750L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Blake A. Hoena grew up in central Wisconsin, where he wrote stories about robots conquering the moon and trolls lumbering around the woods behind his parents house. He now lives in Minnesota and continues to write about fun things like space aliens and superheroes. Blake has written more than fifty chapter books and graphic novels for children.

Table of Contents

About Your Adventure 5

Chapter 1 A Monster Storm 7

Chapter 2 Survival in the Lower Ninth Ward 13

Chapter 3 To Stay or to Go: Lake Pontchartrain 43

Chapter 4 Battling in Biloxi 73

Chapter 5 The Most Destructive U.S. Storm 101

Timeline 106

Other Paths to Explore 108

Read More 109

Internet Sites 109

Glossary 110

Bibliography 111

Index 112

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