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9 edition of Hurricane Katrina (Great Historic Disasters) found in the catalog.

Hurricane Katrina (Great Historic Disasters)

by Jamie Pietras

  • 20 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea House Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods, hurricanes & tornadoes,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • History - U.S,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Louisiana,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Science & Nature - Disasters

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11149642M
    ISBN 100791096394
    ISBN 109780791096390
    OCLC/WorldCa171151339

    I Survived Hurricane Katrina, (I Survived #3) I Survived Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Katrina & the Devastation of New Orleans, (Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times) Hurricane Katrina, (Robbie Readers) (Natural Disasters (Mitchell Lane)) DynamicalFile Size: KB. An airboat pulls up to the Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans on Aug. 31, NEW ORLEANS — A doctor and two nurses who worked through the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina were.

      Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland [A] tightly crafted, very readable book the best in-depth contemporary analysis we are going to get.—Stephen Flynn, The Washington PostWhen Hurricane Katrina roared ashore on Aug , federal and state officials were not prepared for the Brand: ABDO Publishing. In an incisive book debut, historian Horowitz argues persuasively that the destruction incurred by Hurricane Katrina was not merely a meteorological event, but part of a long process of political, environmental, economic, and cultural decisions. “Disasters,” he writes, “are less discrete events than they are contingent processes.”Author: Andy Horowitz.

      Hurricane Katrina itself was a natural phenomenon, but most of the flooding in and around New Orleans was the result of the poor construction and design of the city’s flood-protection system by. Updated: Sept. 25, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast with devastating force at daybreak on Aug. 29, , pummeling a region that included the fabled city of New Orleans and heaping.


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Hurricane Katrina (Great Historic Disasters) by Jamie Pietras Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina rumbled ashore, wreaking havoc across Louisiana, Mississippi, and the entire Gulf Coast. Here are some of the best articles and books written about the storm in the decade that followed it, as selected by The Huffington Post's : Nick Baumann.

Caught in the Path of Katrina: A Survey of the Hurricane's Human Effects (The Katrina Bookshelf) by J. Steven Picou and Keith Nicholls | Dec 4, Paperback. “Hurricane Katrina brought a city, a state and the Bush 43rd Administration to its knees because all levels of government were unprepared for the sheer magnitude of the event.

(If History Is. *Starred Review* As the floodwaters rose after Hurricane Katrina, patients, staff, and families who sheltered in New Orleans’ Memorial Hospital faced a crisis far worse than the storm itself.

Without power, an evacuation plan, or strong leadership, caregiving became chaotic, and exhausted doctors and nurses found it difficult to make even the Cited by:   The city demolished the house less than a year after Hurricane Katrina, the only prior notice having been, in an act of civic absurdity, mailed to its address.

“Remembering is a chair that it is. The best books on Hurricane Katrina recommended by Gary Rivlin. Katrina was not a natural disaster but an engineering one, says the journalist and author.

He chooses the best books on Hurricane Katrina, ranging from a novel to a geographical biography of New Orleans. In the beginning of the book, Berry Tucker and his family prepared for a great storm to hit New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina.

Berrys family did not do enough preparation for Personal Response. I enjoyed the book, I Survived Hurricane Katrina,by Lauren Tarshis, because it portrays some of the real events that happened at that time/5.

Tween readers will be engrossed by this book’s blend of magical realism and the realities of a massive hurricane. When Lanesha’s caretaker Mama Ya-Ya predicts Hurricane Katrina, Lanesha and Mama Ya-Ya must prepare not only for the storm, but also for whatever may follow.

Book Review: 'Five Days At Memorial,' By Sheri Fink Sheri Fink's Five Days At Memorial, describes the horrific conditions at a New Orleans hospital shortly after Hurricane Hurricane Katrina was a Category 5 tropical cyclone that occurred in Augustwhich caused $ billion in damage, particularly in the city of New Orleans and the surrounding areas, and over 1, deaths.

It is costliest tropical cyclone on record, tying with Hurricane Harvey in The storm was the third major hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season, and the fourth-most intense Damage: $ billion ( USD), (Tied as costliest.

This captivating book offers a close and exciting account of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, recounting what it was like to live through and survive this disaster. Readers will gain a unique perspective of the enormity of the tragedy and a greater appreciation of those who experienced it and survived its aftermath.

Hurricane Katrina, () About book: This entire series is very popular with middle grade readers. Chapters are short and the books are historically accurate and have a lot of action in them.

While it's not my favorite book, I read it cover to cover in one sitting, so it kept me this book, in particular, I wish that the ending had been a little more developed and incorporated /5(2). The story of a poor black family struggling to weather the horrors of Hurricane Katrina has won the National Book Award for fiction.

Jesmyn Ward's second novel Salvage the Bones beat books. Hurricane Katrina: America's Unnatural Disaster Jeremy I. Levitt, Matthew C. Whitaker, editors ISBN (cloth) University of Nebraska Press, The Repopulation of New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina Kevin F. McCarthy, D.

Peterson, Narayan Sastry, Michael Pollard ISBN (paper) RAND Corporation, G. Hurricane Katrina, tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in Augustbreaching levees and causing widespread damage and deaths. Ultimately, the storm caused more than $ billion in damage, and it reduced the population of New Orleans by.

17 videos Play all I Survived Hurricane Katrina, Allison Hodges The Holy Bible - Book 01 - Genesis - KJV Dramatized Audio - Duration: tmantz Recommended for you. hurricane, tropical cyclone in which winds attain speeds greater than 74 mi ( km) per hr. Wind speeds gust over mi ( km) per hr in some hurricanes.

The term is often restricted to those storms occurring over the N Atlantic Ocean; the identical phenomenon occurring over the W Pacific Ocean is called a typhoon; around Australia and over the Indian Ocean, a tropical cyclone. A dynamic and all-encompassing account of one of the most destructive storms in US history.

This Scholastic Discover More special takes you straight into the eye of Hurricane Katrina. How did Katrina form, and how was it tracked.

What was the time line of events. Why was it so devastating. How did people survive. When were essential services restored. The horror of Hurricane Katrina is brought vividly to life in this fictional account of a boy, a dog, and the storm of the 's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans.

But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, /5(). Katrina will now be based on Five Days at Memorial, by Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink, after Murphy acquired rights to the book, The Hollywood Reporter.

Buy E-book $ Add to cart This TCLEE Monograph offers a thorough and compelling account of Hurricane Katrina's devastating impact upon the Gulf Coast's major transportation systems. Although the failure of the New Orleans levees attracted considerable media attention, the region's bridge, railroad, and roadway infrastructure also.The author includes historical information about Hurricane Katrina at the end of the book.

You can request a review of a title you can’t find at [email protected]. Book reviews cover the content, themes and worldviews of fiction books, not their literary merit, and equip parents to decide whether a book is appropriate for their children.

When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans on Aug. 29,writer Sarah M. Broom was living in New York City, far away from her hometown and her family. In her extraordinary debut, a .