Resources for children and their parents and educators

Dealing with the Hurricane Katrina tragedy

Compiled in September 2005 by the ALSC Quicklists Consulting Committee


Alpern, Michele.  Let's Talk: Sharing Our Thoughts and Feelings During Times of Crisis .  Chelsea House, 2002.

Alpern, Michele.  The Effects of Job Loss on the Family .  Chelsea House, 2002.

Barnard, Bryn.  Dangerous Planet: Natural Disasters that Changed History .  Crown, 2003. 

Bingham, Jane.  The Red Cross Movement .  Raintree, 2004.

Boskey, Madeline. Natural Disasters . Children's Press, 2004.

Challoner, Jack. Hurricane and Tornado . Dorling Kindersley, 2004.

Demarest, Chris L.  Mayday! Mayday!: A Coast Guard Rescue. McElderry Books, 2004

Draper, Allison Stark.  Coping with Natural Disasters .  Rosen, 2001.

Durham, Emma. Floods . Raintree, 1999.

Fredericks, Anthony D.  Investigating Natural Disasters through Children’s Literature: An Integrated Approach , Teacher Ideas Press, 2001 

Gellman, Marc and Thomas Hartman. Bad Stuff in the News: A Guide to Handling the Headlines . SeaStar Books, 2002.

Gentle, Victor and Janet Perry.  Hurricanes .  Gareth Stevens, 2001.

Green, Jen.  1993 Mississippi River Floods .  Gareth Stevens, 2005.

Kovach, Robert L. and Bill McGuire.  Firefly Guide to Global Hazards .  Firefly Books, 2004.

Lauber, Patricia. Flood: Wrestling with the Mississippi . National Geographic, 1996.

Lauber, Patricia. Hurricanes: Earth's Mightiest Storms . Scholastic, 1996.

Latta, Sara L.  Dealing with the Loss of a Loved One: Focus on Family Matters .  Chelsea House, 2002.

Maslin, Mark. Earthquakes . Raintree, 1999.

Maslin, Mark. Storms . Raintree, 1999.

Mintzer, Richard.  Coping with Random Acts of Violence .  Rosen, 2004.

Pfeffer, Wendy.  The Big Flood .  Millbrook, 2001.

Rosen, Marvin. The Effects of Stress and Anxiety on the Family .  Chelsea House, 2002.

Rosen, Marvin.  Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder .  Chelsea House, 2002.

Ruiz, Ruth Ann.  Coping with the Death of a Brother or Sister . Rosen, 2001.

Sandler, Martin W.  America’s Great Disasters .  HarperCollins, 2003.

Simon, Seymour.  Hurricanes .  HarperCollins, 2003.

Simon, Seymour.  Super Storms .  SeaStar Books, 2002.

Suen, Anastasia.  The Red Cross .  PowerKids, 2001.

Thompson, Luke. Tsunamis . Children's Press, 2000.

Turner, Matt. E. guides. Earth .  DK Children, 2004.

Vogel, Carole G. Dangerous Crossings . Franklin Watts, 2003.



Anderson, Laurie Halse.  Storm Rescue.  American Girl, 2001.

Barasch, Lynne. Radio Rescue . Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2000.

Bauer, Joan. Stand Tall . Putnam's Sons, 2002.

Carbone, Elisa.  Storm Warriors .  Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.

Demas, Corinne. Hurricane! Marshall Cavendish, 2000.

Doucet, Sharon Arms. Alligator Sue . Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2003.

Francoise. The Big Rain . Omnibus, 2003.

Garland, Sherry. The Silent Storm . Harcourt, 1993.

Gunning, Monica.  A Shelter in Our Car .  Children’s Book Press, 2004.

Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie. Nora's Ark . HarperCollins, 2005.

Lakin, Patricia. Hurricane! Millbrook Press, 2000.

London, Jonathan. Hurricane! HarperCollins, 1998

Wallner, Alexandra. Sergio and the Hurricane . Henry Holt, 2000.

Watson, J. B. The Hurricane (Survive! Series) Grosset & Dunlap, 1994.

Wiesner, David. Hurricane . Clarion, 1990

Yolen, Jane. Letting Swift River Go , Little Brown, 1992


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