Eight Dolphins Of Katrina: A True Tale Of Survival by Janet Wyman ColemanEight Dolphins Of Katrina: A True Tale Of Survival by Janet Wyman Coleman

Eight Dolphins Of Katrina: A True Tale Of Survival

byJanet Wyman ColemanIllustratorYan Nascimbene

Paperback | August 1, 2017

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"A heartening, real-life rescue story." &nbsp- School Library Journal

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina crashed a forty-foot tidal wave over the Marine Life Oceanarium in Gulfport, Mississippi. The dolphin house was demolished, and its inhabitants were swept from their tank into the Gulf of Mexico. After growing up in captivity, how could the eight bottlenose dolphins feed and protect themselves in the wild? And if they could survive, would their trainers ever see them again? This fascinating picture book-enriched with both beautiful illustrations and photographs taken by the trainers themselves-tells this dramatic, happy-ending story.
Janet Wyman Coleman , the award-winning children's author of Secrets, Lies, Gizmos, and Spies,  lives in Wayland, Massachusetts. www.janetcoleman.com The celebrated international illustrator Yan Nascimbene illustrated more than sixty books and more than three hundred book covers during his lifetime. 
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Title:Eight Dolphins Of Katrina: A True Tale Of SurvivalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8.5 × 11 × 0.13 inPublished:August 1, 2017Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544932617

ISBN - 13:9780544932616

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Laced with dialogue that accentuates the trainers' affection for the dolphins and sense of urgency, Coleman's clipped narrative recounts the rescue of all eight. . . the late Nascimbene's dappled watercolors have a lovely silk-screened quality, contrasting the destructive force of the hurricane and the tranquility that arrives in its wake." - Publishers Weekly "A spark of hope in the wake of a devastating natural disaster." - Kirkus "Animal lovers will empathize as they follow the trainers' worries and ultimate elation. A heartening, real-life rescue story." - School Library Journal "Heartwarming and informative." - Booklist "