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Brief Description:
In this fictional account of a boy, a dog, and Hurricane Katrina, Barry's family tries to evacuate before the hurricane 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.


Brief Description:
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 floodwaters, away from his family. Can he survive the storm of the century--alone?


Biographical Note:
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.


Marc Notes:
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 floodwaters, away from his family. Can he survive the storm of the century -- alone?;007-010.;RL4.


Publisher Marketing:
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 floodwaters, away from his family. Can he survive the storm of the century -- alone?


Review Citations:
  • Booklist 02/01/2011 pg. 78 (EAN 9780545206969, Paperback)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2011 pg. 369 (EAN 9780545206969, Paperback)
  • Kirkus Reviews 02/15/2011 (EAN 9780545206891, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 02/01/2011 pg. 78 (EAN 9780545206891, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2011 pg. 369 (EAN 9780545206891, Hardcover)