Hurricane Katrina happened on 29th August, 2005. It ripped thousands of children from their normal lives, their families and their friends; it destroyed their homes and their schools. Twelve-year-old Jade Williams is one of those children. Will Jade have the inner strength to overcome the sheer terror of the human tragedy caused by the hurricane? Her journey is dangerous – where to find safety? What must she do to protect Grandma, her elderly neighbour, Mary Lou Smith – and Bunty, the little dog that she rescues?