New Orleans book project struggles


Hurricane Katrina has made an inner-city book project an even greater story of defying the odds.
MSNBC Covers the Neighborhood Story Project, started a year ago by New Orleans high school teachers Abram Himelstein and Rachel Breunlin. Five student books were published in June by the neighborhood project and have been a great local success.


I just sent this story on to several Michigan publishers in hopes that someone will help keep this project going and allow the students to tell what I am sure will be poignant and meaningful stories about their recent experience.

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