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Lauren Tarshis

Lauren Tarshis is the editor of Scholastic’s Storyworks magazine, and the author of the critically acclaimed novel Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree. She lives in Westport, Connecticut and can be found online at


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- History -- Fiction.
Hurricanes -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Fiction.
Floods -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Fiction. -- sears
Floods -- Fiction. -- sears
Survival skills -- Fiction. -- sears
African Americans -- Fiction. -- sears
New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction. -- sears