Annotations for Hooper Finds a Family : A Hurricane Katrina Dog's Survival Tale


Baker & Taylor
In a moving tale based on a true story, a lovable yellow Lab named Hooper is rescued from Hurricane Katrina and makes the long journey to a new family in New York City, where he ultimately discovers a sense of belonging and home. From the Emmy Award-winning producer and writer who is Hooper's real-life mom. 15,000 first printing.

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Baker & Taylor
Jimmy, a yellow Labrador puppy, is separated from his Lake Charles, Louisiana, family and survives the horrors of Hurricane Katrina on his own before being rescued and taken to New York City, where he tries to fit in with a new family and the many neighborhood dogs, and accept his new name.

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HARPERCOLL

He's endearing.
He's funny.
He's a survivor.

Here comes Hooper, one plucky, spunky dog whose warm spirit and goofy personality are irresistible. Hooper tells his own dramatic rescue tale after being left homeless in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and taking a daring trip from New Orleans to New York to meet his new family. He tells of the terrifying force of Katrina, his trials in the shelter, and being the new dog on the block in a city far from home. As Hooper struggles to find his place, he learns to overcome his fear of water and faces down feisty squirrels as well as the resident bully and top dog in his new neighborhood.

In a moving tale of adventure and triumph based on a true story, meet this tenacious puppy who makes an incredible journey in search of home.



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