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Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans / written and illustrated by Don Brown.

Brown, Don, 1949- (author.).

Available copies

  • 59 of 60 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 60 total copies.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main YA 976.3 BRO (Text) 36803000984851 GRAPHIC NOVEL-YA Reshelving -
Butler PL - Butler YA Graphic BROWN (Text) 73174005025899 Young Adult: Graphics Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City YA 976.04 (Text) 76893000258505 YA Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola YA 976.335 BRO (Text) 33118000171091 Young Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J GN 551.55 (Text) 76895000227035 2nd Floor Children's Graphic Novels Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton YA/GN DRO (Text) 36806010289542 YA 2ND FLOOR GRAPHIC NOVELS Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver YGR 976.3 BRO (Text) 34304000841676 YA - Graphic Novel Available -
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library TGN 976 BRO (Text) 840191002173628 Teen - Graphic Novels Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) GRAPHIC YA BRO (Text) 33187003888381 Graphic Novel (YA) Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library GRAPHIC YA BRO (Text) 33187003888399 Graphic Novel (YA) Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544157774
  • ISBN: 054415777X
  • Physical Description: 96 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-96).
Summary, etc.: 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 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.
Target Audience Note: GN 920 Lexile.
Awards Note: Eliot Rosewater nominee, 2017-2018.
Subject: Hurricane Katrina, 2005 > Juvenile literature.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 > Comic books, strips, etc.
Disaster victims > Louisiana > New Orleans > Comic books, strips, etc.
Disaster victims > Louisiana > New Orleans > Juvenile literature.
Racism > United States > Comic books, strips, etc.
Racism > United States > Juvenile literature.
Social classes > Louisiana > New Orleans > Comic books, strips, etc.
Social classes > Louisiana > New Orleans > Juvenile literature.
Comic books, strips, etc. > United States.
Genre: Graphic novels.

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