I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 (I Survived #3): Volume 3 by Tarshis, Lauren
Lauren Tarshis

I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 (I Survived #3): Volume 3 -- Lauren Tarshis, Paperback

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?

Author: Lauren Tarshis
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Published: 03/01/2011
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.19lbs
Size: 7.66h x 5.16w x 0.32d
ISBN: 9780545206969
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 4
Point Value: 2
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 143177 / I Survived: Hurricane Katrina, 2005

Award: Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award - Nominee
Award: Massachusetts Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Beehive Awards - Winner

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 02/01/2011 pg. 78
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2011 pg. 369 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author
Lauren Tarshis's New York Times bestselling I Survived series tells stories of young people and their resilience and strength in the midst of unimaginable disasters and times of turmoil. Lauren has brought her signature warmth and exhaustive research to topics such as the battle of D-Day, the American Revolution, Hurricane Katrina, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and other world events. She lives in Connecticut with her family, and can be found online at laurentarshis.com.