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A Place Where Hurricanes Happen

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 164 Ratings and 48 Reviews

Book Description
Natural and man-made disasters are becoming more commonplace in children's lives, and this touching free-verse picture book provides a straightforward account of Hurricane Katrina. In alternating voices, four friends describe their lives before, during, and after the storm and how, even though the world can change in a heartbeat, people define the character of their community and offer one another... More
Book Information
PublisherRandom House Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-100375856099
ISBN-13978-0375856099
Publication Date06/22/2010
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About Renee Watson (Author) : Renee Watson is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Renee Watson include A Place Where Hurricanes Happen.
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About Shadra Strickland (Illustrator) : Shadra Strickland earned her MFA at New York’s School of Visual Arts in the Illustration as Visual Essay program. She currently freelances as an illustrator and a graphic designer, and uses drawing ... more
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11/29/2009 Shadra Strickland tagged as: I illustrated

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