Illustrated by: Colin Bootman
Published by: Peachtree Publishers
A Storm Called Katrinaby Myron Uhlberg
Louis Daniel hates it when Mama treats him like a baby. But when Hurricane Katrina blows through the Gulf Coast on a fateful August night, Louis feels like a little kid again.
With no time to gather their belongings- except Louis’s beloved horn- Daddy leads the family from their home and into an unfamiliar, watery world of floating debris, lurking critters, and desperate neighbors heading for dry ground.
Taking shelter in the already-crowded Superdome, Louis and his parents wait… and wait. Conditions continue to worsen and their water supply is running out. When Daddy fails to return from a scouting mission within the Dome, Louis knows he’s no longer a baby. It’s up to him to find his father–with the help of his prized cornet.