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Garza, Kimberly

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Carly Castillo has only ever known Albacore Avenue. Abandoned as a child by her Filipina mother and Mexican-American father, Carly returns each morning from her nursing shift to the house she shares with her grandmother, Magdalena. But when Magdalena slips into dementia, Carly begins to imagine a life elsewhere. Jess Rivera, her boyfriend and all-star shortstop turned seaman, treasures the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GAR

Tarshis, Lauren.

Summary: 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Tarshis 2011

Messner, Kate

Summary: When the mysterious first aid kit takes golden retriever Ranger to New Orleans shortly before Hurricane Katrina hits, he finds himself helping Clare Porter and her grandmother, who are waiting for Clare's father at their home in the Lower Ninth Ward--and when the levees break and Clare is separated from Nana, Ranger must somehow get her to the relative safety of the Superdome, and reunite her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MES

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MES

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: The city of Galveston, Texas, was booming. Perched on an island off the southern coast of Texas, Galveston had been founded in the 1830s. By 1900, it was Texas's richest and most important city. Boats loaded up with American cotton and wheat steamed from Galveston to countries around the world. Arriving ships were crowded with immigrants. The streets, paved with crushed oyster shells, sparkled...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC TAR

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Bromfield, Asha

Summary: While visiting her father who lives in Jamaica, eighteen-year-old Tilla faces a storm of dark secrets that threaten to unravel her own life, while an actual storm, Hurricane Gustav, threatens the lives of those she loves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BRO

Navarro Aquino, Xavier

Summary: "Camila is haunted by the death of her sister, Marisol, who was caught by a mudslide during the huracán. Unable to part with Marisol, Camila carries her through town, past the churchyard, and, eventually, to the supposed utopia of Memoria. Urayoán, the idealistic, yet troubled cult leader of Memoria, has a vision for this new society, one that in his eyes is peaceful and democratic. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NAV

Ward, Jesmyn.

Summary: Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WAR

Herlong, M.H.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Li'l T and his family face great losses caused by Hurricane Katrina, including leaving Buddy, their very special, three-legged dog, behind when they must evacuate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HER

Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

Summary: A twelve-year-old boy and his dog become trapped in New Orleans during the horrors of Hurricane Katrina.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Blue Sky Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PHI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PHI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PHI

Uhlberg, Myron.

Summary: When flood waters submerge their New Orleans neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a young cornet player and his parents evacuate their home and struggle to survive and stay together.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Uhlberg 2012

Lamana, Julie T.

Summary: At the end of August 2005, ten-year-old Armani is looking forward to her birthday party in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, where she and her extended family live, but Hurricane Katrina is on the way, bringing destruction and tragedy in its wake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAM

Uhlberg, Myron.

Summary: When flood waters from broken levees submerge their New Orleans neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a young cornet player and his parents evacuate their home and struggle to survive and stay together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC UHL

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Envi Issues Uhlberg 2011

Tarshis, Lauren

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Summary: Historical fiction. When disaster strikes, heroes are made. New York Times bestselling author Lauren Tarshis brings history's most exciting and terrifying events to life in the thrilling I SURVIVED series In this collection, witness unforgettable kids who, against all odds, survived sinking ships, shark attacks, the most destructive hurricane to hit North America, and the bombing that launched...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: 1942. Sadie Gault is eighteen and living with her parents amid the horrors of the Krakow Ghetto during World War II. When the Nazis liquidate the ghetto, Sadie and her pregnant mother are forced to seek refuge in the perilous sewers beneath the city. One day Sadie looks up through a grate and sees a girl about her own age buying flowers. Ella Stepanek is an affluent Polish girl living a life of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC JEN

Summary: Examines how, in the weeks and months following the Hurricane Katrina disaster of 2005, New Orleans musicians attempted to re-establish the Big Easy's music scene. Features interviews and performances of Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville, Marcia Ball, Kermit Ruffins, Cowboy Mouth, and the Iguanas. Discusses the shock, sorrow, and courage the musicians experienced as they struggled to return...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC NEW

Trump, Donald

Summary: Composed entirely of quotations from President Donald Trump in the wake of Hurricane Florence. On September 19, 2018, Trump paid a visit to New Bern, North Carolina, one of the towns ravaged by Hurricane Florence. It was there he showed deep concern for a boat that washed ashore. "At least you got a nice boat out of the deal," said President Trump to hurricane victims. "Have a good time!" he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 817 TRU

Rich, Frank.

Summary: Reveals the spin campaign of the Bush administration that the author contends enabled the support of a war against a non-September 11 enemy, furthered conservative agendas, and consolidated presidential power.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 RIC

Summary: Over 50,000 dogs and cats were left behind in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina as FEMA required that all animals be left behind in the mandatory evacuation. This forced separation created America's first-ever major animal rescue. This film tells many uplifting stories of hope and survival as animal companions (pets) are reunited with their owners while other lucky animals find...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shidog Films 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DAR

Tarshis, Lauren

Summary: "It's 1900, and Charlie feels lucky to live in Galveston, Texas. Sure, there are storms sometimes. But nobody worries about hurricanes. Even a famous weather expert says it's impossible for a strong hurricane to strike Galveston. Which is why few people worry on the morning of September 8, when a big storm starts to brew. but Charlie watches with growing horror as monster waves rise up from the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC TAR

Deibert, Michael

Summary: "When Hurricane Maria roared across Puerto Rico in September 2017, it devastated the island. It was an unprecedented natural disaster, a Category 5 major hurricane, and ultimately responsible for the deaths of more than three thousand people. It also ripped away the facade that had dominated discussions of the island's relationship with the United States for over a century This is the first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Apollo Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.34 DEI

Kirkpatrick, Sidney.

Summary: Tells the riveting true story of how an American college professor turned Army sleuth recovered cherished symbols of Hitler's Thousand-Year Reich before they could become a rallying point in the creation of a Fourth and equally unholy Reich.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 KIR

Downs, Tim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOW

Babst, C. Morgan

Summary: "When a fragile young woman refuses to leave New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina approaches, her parents are forced to go without her, setting off a chain of events that leaves their marriage in shambles and their daughter catatonic, the victim or perpetrator of some unknown violent act"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAB

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