Galveston Hurricane of 1900-Young Texans Series-Historical Fiction with study guide and answer key
Elsie Drummond's eleventh birthday is a date she'll always remember--a day which started with presents and cake and ended with death and destruction. Elsie's mother, a hurricane survivor, decides to escort the birthday guests home when the wind and rain gain intensity, and she doesn't return. Elsie faces the hurricane and its aftermath alone. She never abandons her search for her parents and discovers a talent for organization, befriends the famous Clara Barton, and makes choices which will change the path of her life.