By Rodman Philbrick
Newbery Honor writer Rodman Philbrick provides a gripping but poignant novel a couple of 12-year-old boy and his puppy who develop into trapped in New Orleans through the horrors of storm Katrina.
Zane Dupree is a charismatic 12-year-old boy of combined race traveling a relative in New Orleans while typhoon Katrina hits. without warning separated from all kinfolk, Zane and his puppy adventure the phobia of Katrina's wind, rain, and awful flooding. dealing with loss of life, they're rescued from an attic air vent by means of a type, aged musician and a scrappy younger girl—both African American. The chaos that ensues as hurricane water drowns the town, shield and nutrients vanish, and police give a contribution to a perilous, scary surroundings, creates a page-turning story that perfectly engrosses the reader. in line with the proof of the worst storm catastrophe in U.S. background, Philbrick comprises the lawlessness and absence of presidency aid throughout the catastrophe in addition to the generosity and braveness of these who...
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Zane and the Hurricane by Rodman Philbrick