1900 Galveston Hurricane

The 1900 Galveston Hurricane hit Galveston, Texas on September 8th, 1900. This hurricane was extremely powerful, with winds estimated at 135 miles per hour (218 kph). The death toll was estimated at around 8,000, making this the worst natural disaster in American history.

For more on this topic, see the feature on Hurricanes.

The Night of the Hurricane's Fury

The Night of the Hurricane's Fury

Candice F. Ransom
Illustrator:  Paul Tong 
Historical Fiction
For ages 5 to 8
Lerner, 2011   ISBN: 978-0761339403
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Stolen by the sea

Stolen by the sea

Anna Myers
Historical Fiction
For ages 9 to 12
Walker Books, 2002   ISBN: 978-0802789761
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Dark Water Rising

Dark Water Rising

Marian Hale
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Henry Holt, 2006   ISBN: 978-0805075854
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