Hurricane Katrina (A True Book: Disasters)

Hurricane Katrina (A True Book: Disasters)

by Peter Benoit


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Explore the events of Hurricane Katrina and the devastation it caused in New Orleans, the global efforts to help the victims, and the rebuilding efforts.

A True Book: Natural Disasters series investigates the events leading up to a disaster, explores the causes, and ponders how the events changed, or could alter, history. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531266267
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/08/2011
Series: A True Book: Disasters
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 295,280
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 880L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 Hurricane Coming!

What did Katrina do before it hit the Gulf Coast? 7

2 Devastation

Where did Katrina cause the most damage? 15

Where else did Katrina Hit?

Which places were affected most by Katrina? 22

3 The Situations at the Superdome

What problems occurred during the rescue effort? 25

4 Rebuilding New Orleans

What challenges did residents face after Katrina? 35

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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