This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
New Orleans, LA - Zeitoun and his family live here after migrating.
Katrina - This is the name of a Category 5 hurricane.
Zeitoun's Canoe - This is what the main character uses to be able to get food and water to stranded people and pets.
Zeitoun's House - This is located on Dart Street in New Orleans.
The Claiborne Property - It was here that some friends are arrested for looting and possession of stolen property.
Jableh, Syria - Zeitoun was born and raised here.
Baton Rouge, LA - Kathy is...
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