The horror of Hurricane Katrina is brought vividly to life in this fictional account of a boy, a dog, and the storm of the century.
La familia de Barry trata de evacuarse antes que el huracán Katrina azote su hogar en Nueva Orleans, pero la hermanita de Barry se enferma y tienen que quedarse a esperar que pase la tormenta.
Al principio, Katrina no parece tan terrible como dijo el pronóstico, pero durante la noche los diques se rompen y el mundo de Barry se ve literalmente destrozado. La inundación lo arrastra lejos de su familia. ¿Podrá sobrevivir a la tormenta del siglo... solo?
Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm.
At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted. But overnight the levees break, and Barry's world is literally torn apart. He's swept away by the floodwaters, away from his family. Can he survive the storm of the century alone?
About the Author
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.