Hurricane Katrina Survival Stories

Natural Disaster True Survival Stories
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the devastating hurricane that struck the U.S. Gulf Coast in August 2005. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a fast-fact section, fact-filled captions and callouts, a timeline of the disaster, infographics, a glossary, a listing of source notes, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

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978-1-5038-0726-6
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF037080, JNF037010
Dewey 363.34
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 740
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 179943
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • Disaster Strikes
  • Determined to Be a New Orleans Baby
  • Glad to Be There to Help
  • The Tree Cops of Waveland
  • I Should Play for Them
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Jeanne Marie Ford

Jeanne Marie Ford is an Emmy-winning TV scriptwriter who holds a master of fine arts degree in writing for children from Vermont College. She has written numerous children's books and articles. Ford also teaches college English. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two children.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Natural Disaster True Survival Stories from School Library Journal on April 1, 2016

Following a two-page overview of the title event, each volume presents four or five dramatic accounts of people who experience the effects. Photos of survivors accompany many stories, including those of a small boy pulled from Haiti’s earthquake rubble and a man floating on his… View →