Hurricane Harvey

Disaster in Texas and Beyond

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

In August 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit the United States. This Category 4 hurricane brought devastating winds and rain. Catastrophic flooding occurred in Houston, Texas, and throughout much of Harris County as well in as parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas. Descriptive, informational text takes readers through the progression of events during the hurricane and its aftermath.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2018
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-02-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF037080, JNF051160, JNF038100
Dewey 976.4/141
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.75 x 9.75
Lexile 850
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 5.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 196455
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, and Table of contents



“[A] perfect starting point for young readers looking to learn more about hurricanes and about the damage this particular hurricane brought upon Texas . . .”—Booklist

Author: Rebecca Felix

Rebecca Felix lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where she writes and edits children's books. She has written books on many topics, and learning about new things is Rebecca's favorite part of her job.