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I Survived Hurricane Katrina 2005 I Survived 3

Author : Lauren Tarshis
ISBN : 054541489X
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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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?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Disaster Preparation And Survival How We Survived Hurricane Katrina And Other Calamities

Author : John I. Blackwood
ISBN : 9781411654044
Genre : Emergency management
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Many people find themselves unprepared when a disaster strikes. This guide will force you to think about what you need to do in order to survive such an occurrence and not lose the things that matter most, such as your life (and the lives of your family), prized personal possessions, home and garage, and pets. We discuss how to prepare your home in order to avoid as much damage as possible, how to shop wisely and when to do so, generator use, and more! We also detail how to survive in the aftermath of a disaster when stores, gas stations, and public utilities are not functioning. At the end of the book are a number of checklists to guide you in your preparation.We survived an earthquake, a flooded out home, tropical storms, and hurricanes. This story is laced with personal stories, personally taken pictures, humor, and enough serious subject matter that you will feel motivated to get to work now!Our planning saved us and our possessions. We know that our experiences and insight can help you too!
Category: Emergency management

Hurricane Katrina 2005

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ISBN : 0545206960
Genre : African Americans
File Size : 65.67 MB
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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?
Category: African Americans

Hurricane Katrina 2005

Author : Lauren Tarshis
ISBN : 0606237437
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In July, 1916, Chet Roscow is fascinated by news accounts of the great white shark said to be attacking people along the New Jersey shore not far from his home, but when he goes swimming in Matawan Creek he discovers the truth of the stories.

Surviving Hurricane Katrina

Author : Kira Freed
ISBN : 9781499436655
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This captivating book offers a close and exciting account of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, recounting what it was like to live through and survive this disaster. Readers will gain a unique perspective of the enormity of the tragedy and a greater appreciation of those who experienced it and survived its aftermath. With stunning images and gripping text, this book offers readers a new perspective of this tragedy, and readers will gain a greater appreciation for the power of mother nature.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Hurricane Katrina And America S Response

Author : Tamra B. Orr
ISBN : 9781634729482
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This book relays the factual details of Hurricane Katrina through three different perspectives. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a storm survivor, Coast Guard officer, and California student. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives while gathering and analyzing information about a modern event. Content focuses on point-of-view and encourages readers to understand how background and experience can lead to differing views.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Surviving Katrina Before And After

Author : Dubes 52
ISBN : 9781493101382
Genre : Fiction
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Within myself I empathise with the main character who I share some similarities with, however in other factors we are worlds apart yet still I felt the plight of his anguish. This is a prolific story of an African American boy/man growing up in the Southern States, whom not only overcame a number of adversities in his life but survived to tell his tale. Some of his trials and tribulations were self-inflicted, but a large percentage as you will see was out of his definitive control. Yet throughout all his ordeals in one way or another he fought the fight to persevere, not always in the moral or ethical manner at times more frequently than most succumbing to human weaknesses. Forced into the onslaught of Katrina which he could have so easily avoided if not for sheer stubbiness, and escaping certain situations by a trifling margin of good fortune. Obviously if he could go back and change some of his indiscretions, in a heartbeat he would, but regrettably none of us get a second chance. At the end of it all he can only hope to emerge with a degree of dignity, able to face his accusers head held high without humiliation and indignity.
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Life Storms Hurricane Katrina Surviving Life Storms Through Thriving Life Scripts

Author : Jennifer Gremillion
ISBN : 0996602607
Genre : Self-Help
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On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina blew into the Gulf of Mexico wreaking havoc on the Gulf Coast and Louisiana. Our roof blew off and rainwater spilled in the house. Furthermore, the levees broke, and flood water filled our home. We evacuated on August 28th to Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Houston, Texas for three weeks. We moved thirteen times before we called Encinitas, California home. We always wanted to move to California. However, we didn't think the universe would answer through the means of a hurricane. Life Storms: Hurricane Katrina is a love story to myself and others. Untold Stories. Impetuous Growth. Gripping Challenges. Lessons Learned. Recognized Miracles. I survived Hurricane Katrina, but I weathered many other storms in my life to claim my authentic soul. I'm here to share the untold beauty of it all. Captivating and riveting. Life for me was a "fight or flight" -- an emergency response -- the red flag on the beach warning, "Don't enter the water." But I entered the raging waters. A friend once told me, "Jennifer, if we go to war, I want you by my side. You are a survivor." A sincere comment, but did I recognize my strength and courage? Many times, I was tossed to and fro, not knowing how to make sense of things. But am I a survivor? I had to discover that truth for myself as I went into an internal world. Hard to keep my feet on the ground, I was inundated with inspiration and intuition at light speed. The energy was invigorating. The energy was exhausting. I needed spiritual protection and spiritual empowerment to digest, to process, to understand. All my internal work was coming to light. No longer hidden in my shadow. No longer shackled with fear. No longer. I AM A SURVIVOR "My husband, Pierre, said "You act like you have it all together. Like you don't need anyone's help. But your strength is your sensitivity It's what you don't allow others to see." "The space where I'm the most vulnerable is where I find solace buried in the depths of my sensitivity. Naked... my soul awakens." "When you tap into your soul, you feel the heartbeat of God and the interconnectedness of being. That's the sweet spot where all the magic takes place and where the splendid synchronicities appear." "Go fix Jennifer was my mantra of the day. But I discovered that I found Jennifer instead." "I found my heart and soul. I have gotten over my fears, doubt, guilt, and shame to embrace and embody all of me. Beautifully flawed... perfect in every way." "The goal is to move from Life Storms to Life Scripts to Life Success " This book explores how you respond to the storms in our life. Are you prepared for the storms in life? Emotionally? Mentally? Spiritually? Financially? Relationally? It's a sacred journey full of expansive experiences of love, peace, and joy Join me on my journey by reading Life Storms: Hurricane Katrina. You can also learn more at www.jennifergremillion.com.
Category: Self-Help

A Penguin Named Patience

Author : Suzanne Lewis
ISBN : 9781631886294
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Patience is a South African penguin. She is small at roughly 6 pounds and approximately 20 inches tall; but at 24 years old, she is the "penguin in charge" of the penguin exhibit at New Orleans's Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina hits, devastating the city and surrounding areas with its catastrophic winds and flooding. The aquarium is severely damaged. With no electricity or relief in sight, the temperature in the aquarium reaches dangerously high degrees, putting the penguins in peril. Patience, and the 18 other penguins, along with some of the other zoo animals, must leave their home and their favorite human, Tom, the penguin keeper. Tom drives his penguins to Baton Rouge where an airplane transfers them to the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. Here the penguins will recuperate and live until they can return home to New Orleans. After nine long months away from Tom and their home, the aquarium is finally restored. And Patience, who has been patient, and her penguins return to New Orleans to a cheering homecoming.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Cnn Reports Hurricane Katrina

Author : Ivor Van Heerden
ISBN : 0740758446
Genre : Nature
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Documents over a fourteen day period the destructive impact of Hurricane Katrina on the homes and businesses of Mississippi and Louisiana and the personal hardships and tragedies endured by the residents of these areas.
Category: Nature