Interest Level: 3-6; Reading Level: 4.4
5 out of 5 stars!
Wouldn’t you be so excited if you and your best friend had created a superhero for a comic book? What about if you were going to enter that superhero into a contest where you could win $250 plus have your own comic book? Barry and Jay were beyond excited to enter their superhero, Akivo, into this contest. But what would happen if the day before you are to mail in your winning entry your whole world turns upside down because a deadly hurricane hits right where you live. Read this amazing fictional story that is sprinkled with real facts from one of the worst disasters to ever strike the United States. Find out what happens to Barry and his family as they have to ride out Hurricane Katrina in the Lower Ninth Ward, one of the worst hit areas of New Orleans.
I am a K-6 librarian who is also a book and author nerd.