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Texts to Explore the Impact of Hurricanes

In response to current events, we’d like to resurface two previous entries that will support conversations in your classroom about the impact of hurricanes.

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Our entry on Over in the Wetlands: A Hurricane-On-the-Bayou Story can be used with elementary through middle grade students. 

Our entry on the Orbis-Pictus Award winning title Drowned City is best suited for students in grades 7 and up.

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Erika Thulin Dawes About Erika Thulin Dawes

Erika is a professor of language and literacy at Lesley University. A former classroom teacher, reading specialist, and literacy supervisor, she now teaches courses in children’s literature, early literacy, and literacy methods. Erika is the co-author of Learning to Write with Purpose, Teaching with Text Sets, and Teaching to Complexity.