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Title:
What was Hurricane Katrina?
Author:
Koontz, Robin Michal, author.
Publication Information:
New York New York : Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015]

©2015
Physical Description:
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm.
Series:
Summary:
"On August 25th, 2005, one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in history hit the Gulf of Mexico. High winds and rain pummeled coastal communities, including the City of New Orleans, which was left under 15 feet of water in some areas after the levees burst. Track this powerful storm from start to finish, from rescue efforts large and small to storm survivors' tales of triumph"--
Language:
English
Contents:
What was Hurricane Katrina? -- Just a little storm -- New Orleans -- Too little, too late -- The storm hits! -- The levees -- Stranded -- The blame game -- A slow recovery -- Climate change -- Timelines -- Bibliography.
Reading Level:
880 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.9 1.0 176427.
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ISBN:
9780448486628
Format :
Book