When the Hurricane Came by Nechama Liss-Levinson

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Nine-year old Gertie and her family have to leave their home quickly when Hurricane Katrina is about to flood New Orleans. Gertie must leave behind her friends, her house, her "stuff" and life as she knew it before the storm. How will she deal with going to a new school, making new friends, and celebrating the Jewish holidays in a place she has never lived before? What is her plan to deal with what's happened and at the same time make the world a better place?

About Nechama Liss-Levinson

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Nechama Liss-Levinson, PhD, a psychologist and author of many articles on the impact of death and grieving on children and adults, is coauthor of Remembering My Grandparent: A Kid's Own Grief Workbook in the Christian Tradition with Rev. Molly Phinney Baskette (SkyLight Paths).
Published April 12, 2012 by CreateSpace. 138 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Religion & Spirituality, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Due to the overwhelming disaster, the two-day stay stretches into weeks, and Gertie finds herself having to attend a new Jewish school and make new friends.

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