Introduce readers to one of the worst disasters in U.S. history. This book offers an in-depth overview of Hurricane Katrina. In 2005, the Gulf Coast of the United States was pummeled by one of the biggest hurricanes ever to hit the country. Hurricane Katrina struck close to New Orleans, damaging its flood barriers and almost destroying the entire city. This selection tells the dramatic story of this monster storm. Stunning photographs, relevant illustrations, and provocative editorial cartoons lend visual appeal and hold interest.