The elements forecast for the night of October 15, 1954 used to be easily “rain tonight.” in reality, the typhoon used to be a devastating one. The typhoon swept from North Carolina up into Canada. In Toronto, Ontario, the reliable demise count number was once eighty one, however it used to be most likely a lot greater as the many of us dwelling within the ravines weren't a part of the census.
Penny Doucette used to be eight years outdated at the evening the hurricane raged in Toronto. She, her mom and dad, and their aged neighbor stumbled on themselves clinging to the roof of the home as they watched the home round the corner flow away at the swollen Humber River. Augmenting the dramatic tale are illustrations, archival pictures, and engaging information regarding hurricanes: their explanations, their background, and lore.
Published for the 50th anniversary of typhoon Hazel, it is a beneficial source for younger readers.
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