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Explore the events of Hurricane Katrina and the devastation it caused in New Orleans, the global efforts to help the victims, and the rebuilding efforts.A True Book: Natural Disasters series investigates the events leading up to a disaster, explores the causes, and ponders how the events changed, or could alter, history. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.
About the Author
Peter Benoit earned a degree in mathematics at Skidmore College. He is an educator and poet. He has written more than four dozen books for Scholastic/Children’s Press on topics including disasters, Native Americans, ecosystems, the Titanic, the electoral college, and the 2012 election. He has also written several books on crucial moments in American history and books on ancient Greece and ancient Rome. Peter resides in Greenwich, New York.