Thursday, August 27, 2015

Books K-12 about Hurricane Katrina

from Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans.
Picture Books

Bildner, Phil. (2015). Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans. Illustrated by John Parra. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. 

Coleman, Janet Wyman. (2013). Eight Dolphins of Katrina: A True Tale of Survival. Illustrated by Yan Nascimbene. Boston, MA: HMH Books for Young Readers. 

Larson, Kibby & Mary Nethery. (2008).  Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship and Survival.Illustrated by Jean Cassels. New York: Walker Children.

Lewis, Suzanne.  (2015). A Penguin Named Patience: A Hurricane Katrina Rescue Story. Illustrated by Lisa Anchin. Ann Arbor, MI: Sleeping Bear Press.

Uhlberg, Myron. (2011). A Storm Called Katrina. Illustrated by Colin Bootman. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers.

Watson, Renee. (2010/2014). A Place Where Hurricanes Happen. Illustrated by Shandra Strickland.  New York: Random House.

from Drowned City.
Graphic Novel

Brown, Don. (2015). Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans. Boston, MA: HMH Books for Young Readers.

Novels for Grades 5-8

Paley, Jane. (2011). Hooper Finds a Family: A Hurricane Katrina Dog's Survival TaleNew York: HarperCollins.

Philbrick, Rodman. (2014). Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina. New York: The Blue Sky Press.

Rhodes, Jewell Parker. (2012). Ninth Ward. New York: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

Smith, Tamara Ellis. (2015). Another Kind of Hurricane. New York: Schwartz & Wade.

Woods, Brenda. (2012). Saint Louis Armstrong Beach. New York: Puffin.

Novels for High School

Volponi, Paul.(2009). Hurricane Song: A Novel of New Orleans. New York: Speak.

Accounts for HS and Older

Eggers, Dave. (2010). Zeitoun. New York: Vintage.


Spielman, David G. (2015). The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City. New Orleans: Historic New Orleans Collection. 

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