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Rich, Nathaniel

Summary: New Orleans, a century ago: a city determined to reshape its destiny and, with it, the nation's. Downtown, a new American music is born. In Storyville, prostitution is outlawed and the police retake the streets with maximum violence. In the Ninth Ward, laborers break ground on a gigantic canal that will split the city, a work of staggering human ingenuity intended to restore New Orleans's faded...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MCD/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)

Summary: Despite attempts to fit into her newfound family and befriend her twin sister, Ruby continually encounters only evil, bitterness, backstabbing and tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Kenyon, Sherrilyn

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Now in possession of the Eye of Ananke, Nick battles the demons within him all while his archnemesis is intent on reclaiming his place as the harbinger of Armageddon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC KEN

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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Ondaatje, Michael

Summary: Buddy Bolden, a New Orleans barber, cornet player, and full-time editor of a gossip sheet, disappears for two years, and when he returns, he goes berserk and spends his final years in the East Louisiana state hospital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 1996

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OND

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC TAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION TAR

Lynn, Cari.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

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

Blackwell, Elise

Summary: "A man murdered during Katrina in a hotel room two blocks from her art-restoration studio was closely tied to a part of Johanna's past that she would like kept secret. But missing from the crime scene is a valuable artwork painted in 1926 by a renowned Belgian artist that might bring it all back. An aquaintance, Clay Fontenot, who has enabled a wide variety of personal violations in his life,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unbridled Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLA

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

Summary: "Celebrate Tiana's greatest adventure. Journey through the bayou to Mardi Gras with one hopeful firefly, one musical alligator, and two helpless frogs. This deluxe storybook retelling of the classic animated film is a treasure to behold."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC DIS

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

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

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 Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Uhlberg 2011

Priest, Cherie

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Denise Farber, her mom, and her stepfather are moving back to New Orleans, into the Argonne house, which is over 100 years old, and really showing its age, but which her mother plans to turn into a bed-and-breakfast--but old houses havehistories, and sometimes ghosts, and a mysterious old comic book that Denise finds in the attic may hold the answer to a crime and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Marsalis, Delfeayo.

Summary: When Jazmine plans a day out in New Orleans without the interruption of cell phones, she and her dad spend quality time together and have the greatest day ever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kidstown Press 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Mar

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

Sutton, Laurie

Summary: When the gang enters a spooky New Orleans mansion in search of a phone, they encounter some strange sights and characters--and the reader must help them figure out just what is going on.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2015

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Sutton 2015

Keene, Carolyn.

Summary: When Nancy goes on vacation in New Orleans, she and the Hardy boys investigate a crooked real estate scheme and the appearance of a dead body at a masquerade party.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2011

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

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, Call number: J FIC PHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kenyon, Sherrilyn

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Nick has finally accepted his fate, now he must learn to defy his destiny, and the dark, deadly forces that will stop at nothing to destroy everyone he loves so that they can again return to the world of man and own it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION KEN

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC KEN

Childs, Laura

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "A shocking murder strikes a sour note during Jazz Fest in the latest New Orleans Scrapbooking Mystery from New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs. It's Jazz Fest in New Orleans, and the giant puppets from the Beastmaster Puppet Theatre are parading through the French Quarter. Some are very spooky and veiled, others are tall and gangly, like strange aliens. As the parade proceeds,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Childs, Laura.

Summary: "Louisiana businessman Jerry Earl Leland served only a fraction of his five-year sentence for white-collar crime, thanks to some political connections and a few greased palms. But he won't have long to enjoy his freedom... After Jerry Earl's early release, his wife, Margo--a much-married Garden District doyenne--throws an extravagant Get Out of Jail Free Party, complete with a Zydeco band,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHI

Dunbar, Anthony P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: NewSouth Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray)

Summary: They are stronger, heal better, and think faster than any humans ever created–and they must be destroyed. But not even Victor Helios–once Frankenstein–can stop the engineered killers he’s set loose on a reign of terror through modern-day New Orleans. Now the only hope rests in a one-time “monster” and his all-too-human partners, Detectives Carson O’Connor and Michael Maddison. Deucalion’s...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KOO

Graham, Heather.

Summary: Heading a group of paranormal investigators for the government, Jackson Crow--part English, part Cheyenne--uses his link to the realm of spirits to help solve the mysterious death of a senator's wife with the help of Angela Hawkins, a police officer with paranormal intuition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mira Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GRA