Storm Called Katrina

By Myron Uhlberg; Colin Bootman (Illustrator)
(Peachtree Publ, Hardcover, 9781561455911, 1pp.)

Publication Date: August 2011

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Description
When Hurricane Katrina hits, Louis' dad leads the family into an unfamiliar, watery world of floating debris, lurking critters, and desperate neighbors. When Daddy fails to return from a scouting mission within the SuperDome, Louis knows he is no longer a baby. It's up to him to find Daddy--with the help of his prized cornet. Illustrations.



About the Author
Uhlberg is a retired businessman. He is the first born of deaf parents. As a kid, he dreamed of flying so much that eventually became a paratrooper.

COLIN BOOTMAN has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children. Born in the Caribbean, Bootman grew up in Trinidad and the United States. His artwork realistically and engagingly captures the rich nuances in historical and contemporary stories, with a special focus on portraying the Black and African American experience. In addition to creating illustrations for children's books, textbooks, and periodicals, Bootman enjoys teaching students and young artists. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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