The Galveston hurricane

by Brennan, Kristine, 1969-

Format: Print Book 2002
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Children Non Fiction J 976.4 BRENNAN
Location  Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison
 
Collection  Children Non Fiction
 
Call Number  J 976.4 BRENNAN
 
 
Summary
-- Some of the modern world's most devastating disasters are profiled -- The reforms and improvements that grew out of these tragedies are explained and put in perspective -- Historically accurate, compelling accounts -- Selected titles contain quotes from eyewitnesses Learn how this Texan city has struggled to find new ways to defend itself in the face of Mother Nature.
Contents
Disaster strikes the "Queen City of the Gulf"
A rude awakening
Survivors and victims
Honor and hope
Relief and renewal
Galveston reborn.

Additional Information
Series Great disasters, reforms and ramifications.
Subjects Hurricanes -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Floods -- Texas -- Galveston -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Hurricanes -- Texas -- Galveston.
Galveston (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Galveston (Tex.)
Publisher Philadelphia :Chelsea House Publishers,2002
Language English
Description 102 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0791067408 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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