For Younger Readers

silent storm Sherry Garland. The Silent Storm
Written soon after the end of the war, this last of the Anne of Green Gables books shows what life was like for women on the home front in Canada. [Young Adult Fiction]
night of the hurricane's fury Candice Ransom.  Illustrated by Paul Tong.  The Night of the Hurricane's Fury
In 1900, while visiting his aunt in Galveston, Texas, ten-year-old Robert Pettibone is washed into swirling floodwaters when a hurricane takes the town by surprise. [Juvenile Fiction]
dark water rising Marian Hale. Dark Water Rising
While salvaging and rebuilding in the aftermath of the Galveston flood of 1900, sixteen-year-old Seth proves himself in a way that his previous efforts never could, but he still must face his father man-to-man. [Young Adult Fiction]
upside down in the middle of nowhere Julie T. Lamana. Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere
At the end of August 2005, ten-year-old Armani is looking forward to her birthday party in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, where she and her extended family live, but Hurricane Katrina is on the way, bringing destruction and tragedy in its wake. [Juvenile Fiction]
who was clara barton Stephanie Spinner. Illustrated by David Groff. Who Was Clara Barton?
Profiles the life and accomplishments of Clara Barton, a teacher who organized efforts to bring nursing care to wounded soldiers during the Civil War and who went on to become the founder of the American Red Cross. [Juvenile Nonfiction]
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Lisa Waller Rogers.  The Great Storm: the Hurricane Diary of J.T. King, Galveston, Texas, 1900

A teenage boy keeps a diary of events during the devastating hurricane which struck Galveston, Texas, in 1900, and of the rescue operations that followed.  [Juvenile Fiction]

galveston hurricane

Kristine Brennan.  The Galveston Hurricane

An account of the tragic Galveston hurricane of 1900 that claimed over six thousand lives.  [Juvenile Nonfiction]