Empty Chapter 11
- Tom jumped out into the water and went to Carlos' house.
- Carlos' mom, Ms. Hernandez, only had pancakes, butter and syrup left in her house. Ms.Hernandez wanted Tom and his mom to come over to eat.
- Carlos's dad, Joe Hernandez, had blown up a dinghy using a hand pump so they can row around in the flooded streets.
- As they were rowing the boat, there was a dog passing by them in the water. It was trying to swim. Tom lifted it up into the dinghy causing the dinghy to tip.
- Joe Hernandez decided they should help out the woman's grandmother first.
What I Know
- Tom's basement is flooded.
- Carlos was bruised and had a cast from the fight at the bonfire.
- Carlos said anything can be in the water.
- Carlos has a 15 year old sister named Maritza.
- The food in the supermarkets cost 3x the original price, and there is no more food on the shelves.
- Carlos' family only have a limited supply of food left.
- The rush of the water had increased.
- There were many people on their street who needed help.
- The super-hurricane was said to be caused by global warming.
Joe Hernandez/Mr. Hernandez
Helpful: Joe is helpful because he was willing to help out Tom and his mom bail out water from Tom's basement.
Strong: He is strong because he can row the dinghy against a very strong current of water.