Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

By Don Brown

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Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Imprint Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN


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Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

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Discrimination: Reference/Discussion,Violence: Graphic Descriptions,Violence: Mild Violence

2016 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Winner

“We’re coming back. This is home. This is life.” Drawing from news stories and real-life anecdotes, Don Brown portrays New Orleans before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina. Source notes. Bibliography. Full-color pen-and-ink illustrations with digital paint.
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