Hurricane Katrina

Publisher: Greenhaven Press in Detroit

Written in English
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  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Hurricanes -- Juvenile literature,
  • Disaster relief -- United States -- Juvenile literature,
  • Rescue work -- United States -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDiane Andrews Henningfeld, book editor.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesAt issue
ContributionsHenningfeld, Diane Andrews.
LC ClassificationsHV636 2005 .U6 H865 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24068600M
ISBN 109780737748826, 9780737748833
LC Control Number2010003359

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