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Surviving the Galveston hurricane

Joann Cleland

Surviving the Galveston hurricane

by Joann Cleland

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Published by Rourke Pub. in Vero Beach, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricanes -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Floods -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Hurricanes -- Texas -- Galveston,
  • Floods -- Texas -- Galveston,
  • Galveston (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Galveston (Tex.) -- History

  • About the Edition

    An account of the famous Galveston hurricane, largely in graphic novel format, but with facts and accounts of the actual event.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesGalveston hurricane
    Statementby Jo Cleland ; illustrated by Pete McDonnell.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesEye on history
    ContributionsMcDonnell, Pete.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF394.G2 C55 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23953715M
    ISBN 10160694438X
    ISBN 109781606944387
    LC Control Number2009020499

      This is a faced-paced work of historical fiction, based on actual events surrounding the Galveston, TX hurricane. The author has created believable dialogue and story details to make the stories of victims and survivors come alive/5.   Janice uses a work of fiction to tell the very real story of the Galveston Hurricane that has been labeled "The Great Storm." You can't help but identify with these characters and the story will keep you enthralled. I first read this book when it came out, but as the hurricane season is here again, found myself picking it back up.5/5(5).

    This fiercely resilient city emerged from the wreckage to embrace the creativity and innovation it would need to survive. Join hurricane scientist Dr. "Hurricane Hal" Needham on a unique journey through Galveston's past, present and future, where science and history meet. Showing 51 books tagged " Storm" Pages: 1 2 3 Books presented here do not reflect our general inventory, only those books relating to Galveston and local interests. Galveston Bookshop ★ 23rd Street, Galveston, TX ★ () ★ [email protected]

    A Galveston Daily News reporter in said the story of the Sept. 8, , hurricane could never truly be written. For many, no words could ever be spoken again about the deadly hurricane that reshaped the Gulf Coast forever. NOAA tracks The Storm. Rebuilding was 'Galveston's finest hour'.   The Great Galveston Storm of destroyed two-thirds of the Texas city and heavily damaged surviving structures. It remains the most deadly natural disaster and worst hurricane in U.S. history.


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The beginning and final sections of the book provide facts and information about the hurricane and its aftermath. On September 8,a Category 4 hurricane ripped through Galveston, Texas, killing an estimated 6, to 8, people.

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