Surviving The Storm
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by Tasha Jacobson
Category: Children's Fiction
Description: Imagine being a child and living through a hurricane and then trying to cope with the aftermath. In Surviving the Storm a Sister helps her little brother cope with the changes in their life by writing him a story about Katie The Kestrel and hoew she survived a catastrophe of her own.
eBook Publisher: DiskUs Publishing,
eBookwise Release Date: February 2011
Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [13 KB]
Reading time: 3-4 min.
Help came today. We have water to drink and food to eat. We are saved.
Grandma thought we were high enough above the Atlantic. She was wrong. She thought our house would stand strong, but the water kept rising, up, up.
I snatched my third grade yearbook and my pink stuffed bunny as the water came spilling into our home, into our lives.
Gram sloshed through ankle-deep water, gathering food to take upstairs. My little brother, Max, danced in the flooded kitchen and sang an attic picnic song. Gram, who usually found Max amusing, didn't smile. Up to the attic we went.