Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans

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Product Details

Price
$9.99  $9.19
Publisher
Clarion Books
Publish Date
Pages
96
Dimensions
6.4 X 10.0 X 0.3 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780544586178

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About the Author

Don Brown is widely praised for his dramatic storytelling, excellent pacing, and evocative art. His books have earned numerous starred reviews and awards. He lives on Long Island with his wife (and occasional collaborator), Deborah Nadel; daughters, Sheahan and Corey; and mutt, Woody. Visit his website at www.booksbybrown.com.

Reviews

* "An excellent chronicle of the tragedy for a broad audience; children, teens, and adults will all be moved."
--Kirkus, starred review

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"Lively, dynamic sketching gives the artwork a sense of urgency and immediacy. It is as important to tell the story of a nation's failures as it is to record its triumphs, and this is a crucial contribution."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "Emotionally resonant, this outstanding title will appeal to graphic novel and nonfiction readers alike."
--Booklist, starred review

* "This astonishingly powerful look at one of America's worst disasters is a masterful blend of story and art."
--School Library Journal, starred review

* "If a book's power were measured like a storm's, this would be category five."
--Horn Book Magazine, starred review

"This book could almost make its point on the powerful illustrations alone, but Brown's precise language secures the historical details in an unforgettable way...'Drowned City' delivers a brave treatment of important and uncomfortable details."
--The New York Times Book Review