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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2014

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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

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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...

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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 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"--

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

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martin's Griffin 2013

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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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, 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, Call number: J FICTION MES

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 1957

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2011

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2011

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

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

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.

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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

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

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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

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

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...

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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

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."

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC OSB

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

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

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

Sepetys, Ruta.

Summary: Josie, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a French Quarter prostitute, is striving to escape 1950 New Orleans and enroll at prestigious Smith College when she becomes entangled in a murder investigation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2013

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

Cole, Henry

Summary: Celeste, a mouse longing for a real home, becomes a source of inspiration to teenaged Joseph, assistant to the artist and naturalist John James Audubon, at a New Orleans, Louisiana, plantation in 1821.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC COL

Buckey, Sarah Masters

Summary: Marie-Grace Gardner, a doctor's daughter who has just returned to her native New Orleans in 1853, makes friends with Cécile Rey, whose prosperous family are free people of color, and is persuaded to change places with her at separate Mardi Gras balls.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2011

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

Coleman, Evelyn

Summary: Eleven-year-old Cécile Rey searches through many corners of 1854 New Orleans seeking a necklace, borrowed from her Tante Tay, that disappeared as she was exiting a crowded showboat. Includes facts about the 1850s.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2012

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

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDA Fiction Osb