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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

Lambert, Kristin

Summary: A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Miss Fisher's Murder Mystery in this rollicking romp of truth, lies, and troubled pasts. New Year's Eve, 1929. Millie is running the show at the Cloak & Dagger, a swinging speakeasy in the French Quarter, while her aunt is out of town. The new year is just around the corner, and all of New Orleans is out to celebrate, but even wealthy partiers'...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2020

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC DIS

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC HER

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...

Format: text

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

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

Kenyon, Sherrilyn

Summary: Nick has his driver's license and he's not afraid to use it. But turning sixteen isn't what he thought it would be. While other boys his age are worried about prom dates and applying for college, Nick is neck deep in enemies out to stop him from living another day. No longer sure if he can trust anyone, his only ally seems to be the one person he's been told will ultimately kill him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin's Griffin 2013

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

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

Schwab, Victoria

Summary: Cassidy Blake and her ghostly friend, Jacob, have survived the ghosts of Edinburgh and Paris, but New Orleans is a haunted city in a class by itself, and that is the current stop for her parents' TV show; but there is something a lot scarier than ghosts here: the Emissary of Death is after Cassidy, and to defeat it she will need the help of the Society of the Black Cat and she will also be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Kenyon, Sherrilyn

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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KEN

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION MES

Mbalia, Kwame

Summary: The Strong family is having a reunion in New Orleans, and twelve-year-old Tristan is supposed to be keeping an eye on his younger cousin Terrance when several things happen at once: he sees his archenemy, King Cotton, and a mysterious girl grabs his magiccellphone--her name is Seraphine, and she seems to know everything about Tristan and the god Anansi (currently inhabiting the cellphone), and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2021

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

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

Keene, Carolyn.

Summary: Nancy Drew, the girl detective, and her friend, Ned Nickerson, find a pirate chest filled with gold coins in the hold of an old showboat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1957

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

Hoeffner, Karol Ann

Summary: "Named after a hurricane, Camille is the rebellious 16-year-old daughter of a New Orleans bar-owner who grows up in the shadow of Bourbon Street, raised on stories of hauntings, lusty encounters and voodoo magic. And even though her family loses their home in a hurricane, she counts herself among the lucky until she discovers that her 18-year-old Creole neighbor whom she secretly loves died...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fitzroy Books, an imprint of Regal House Publishing, LLC 2020

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

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Mar

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 Fiction, Call number: J FIC PHI

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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

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

Perelman, Helen.

Summary: Tiana has always dreamed of having her own restaurant, and now her dream is about to come true. The grand opening is just around the corner, and all of Tiana's friends and family will be there, along with a famous food critic! But suddenly everything starts to go wrong. Her bandleader Louis loses his prized trumpet. Then the power goes out after the guests arrive. Will the princess be able to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2012

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Perelman 2012

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DIS

Miller, William

Summary: When Sonny's mother loses her job in New Orleans during the Depression, Smilin' Jack, a jazz musician, tells him how to organize a rent party to raise the money they need.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MIL

Larson, Kirby

Summary: In 1940s New Orleans, Fish Elliot is a polio-survivor with a knack for inventing and building things, and his African American neighbor Olympia is a girl with a talent for messing things up, but they are united in an effort to save a starving stray dog they call Liberty--and when Liberty is caged by a nasty farmer, they find an unlikely ally in a German prisoner of war, Erich, who is not much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC OSB

Clayton, Dhonielle

Summary: In 1920s New Orleans, eighteen-year-old Zora, banished after an incident in Harlem, struggles with her overbearing family, magical powers, love of jazz, and forbidden romance with a white man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Jack and Annie must travel back in time to New Orleans in 1915 to help a teenaged Louis Armstrong fulfill his destiny and become the "King of Jazz."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MTH 42

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

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