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CBC Showcase:
A Storm Called Katrina
Ages 7-12
Illustrated by: Colin Bootman
ISBN: 978-1-56145-591-1
Price: $17.95
Published by: Peachtree Publishers

A Storm Called Katrina

by 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.


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