What was Hurricane Katrina? -- Just a little storm -- New Orleans -- Too little, too late -- The storm hits! -- The levees -- Stranded -- The blame game -- A slow recovery -- Climate change -- Timelines -- Bibliography.
"On August 25th, 2005, one of the deadliest and most destructive hurricanes in history hit the Gulf of Mexico. High winds and rain pummeled coastal communities, including the City of New Orleans, which was left under 15 feet of water in some areas after the levees burst. Track this powerful storm from start to finish, from rescue efforts large and small to storm survivors' tales of triumph"-- Provided by publisher.