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The Resource Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown

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

Label
Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
Title
Drowned city
Title remainder
Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Don Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2016
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2015
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award, 2016.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2016.
  • School Library Journal Best Nonfiction Book, 2015.
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2016.
Awards note
Georgia children's book award nominee, 2017-2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10433793
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Don
Dewey number
363.34/92209763
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 12-17
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
HV636 2005.N4
LC item number
B75 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
  • comics graphic novels
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Georgia children's book award nominee
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Disaster victims
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Graphic novels
Target audience
adolescent
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Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans
Label
Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-96)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780544157774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885225330
  • (OCoLC)ocn885225330
  • 468355
Label
Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans, written and illustrated by Don Brown
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-96)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780544157774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885225330
  • (OCoLC)ocn885225330
  • 468355

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