A Story of Survival, Courage, and Community

We can't wait for this incredible article to arrive in your classroom. It's called "Our World Turned to Water," and it's the featured narrative nonfiction in our October 2017 issue. In this powerful article, author Lauren Tarshis recounts the events of the devastating Louisiana Flood of 2016 as experienced by one school community. It is a beautiful story about coming together to overcome tragedy.

 

In the introduction to her article, Lauren explains what prompted her to tell this story:

 

We've packaged this article with important safety tips that your students can use if they find themselves in a flash flood along with an original poem by one of our favorite poets, Rebecca Kai Dotlich.

 

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