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I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005

I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005

Series: I Survived (Book #3)
by Lauren Tarshis Illustrated by Scott Dawson
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.

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 flood waters, away from his family. Can he survive the storm of the century — alone?
Ages
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
2.4
Lexile Measure
590L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
Q
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
112
Genre
Adventure, Historical Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Lauren Tarshis Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic's Storyworks magazine and the author of the I Survived series and the critically acclaimed novels "Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell out of a Tree" and "Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell in Love."
Scott Dawson Scott Dawson is an illustrator of books in the "I Survived" series.

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