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When the Sky Breaks: Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and the Worst Weather in the World

storm clouds, twister, and lightning
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Winchester
Author's First Name: 
Simon
Publisher: 
Penguin (Viking)
Publication Month: 
Jan
Publication Date: 
2017
2017 Nomination (not yet selected): 
Hurricanes, typhoons, and tornadoes--disastrous weather explained by the author of When the Earth Shakes. Graceful writing and stunning photographs combine for an inviting introduction to superstorms.(10-14. K. Isaacs)

DROWNED CITY: HURRICANE KATRINA & NEW ORLEANS

Drowned City
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Brown
Author's First Name: 
Don
Publisher: 
HMH (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Publication Date: 
2015

 With monstrous winds and water, Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed New Orleans, flooding the whole city. Don Brown's realistic art captures the story of panic and incompetence but also of courage and heroism as it happens.

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