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Author Brown, Don, 1949- author.

Title Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans / written and illustrated by Don Brown.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
2015

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 363.3492 Bro    ---  Available
 Parsons Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 741.5 B878    ---  Available
 PCMS Graphic Novel  GR BROWN    ---  Available
 PHS Graphic Novel  GN 976.3 Brown    ---  Lost and Paid
 PHS Graphic Novel  GN 976.3 BROWN    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Graphic Novel  YA 741.5 Bro    ---  Available
Description 96 pages : chiefly color illustrations, 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Study Program AR RL 5.6 1.0 175216 PCMS.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 94-96).
Language Text in English.
Summary On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina's monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost their lives. The tale of this historic storm and the drowning of an American city is one of selflessness, heroism, and courage -- and also of incompetence, racism, and criminality. Don Brown's kinetic art and as-it-happens narrative capture both the tragedy and triumph of one of the worst natural disasters in American history.
Source b&t 11.2016 PARS
Audience Ages 12-17.
Subject Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Juvenile literature.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Juvenile literature.
Racism -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Racism -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Social classes -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Social classes -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Juvenile literature.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States.
Graphic novels.
Genre/Form Comics (Graphic works).
ISBN 9780544157774
054415777X

 
    
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