Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans

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By Phil Bildner
Publisher Chronicle Books
Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans
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In New Orleans, there lived a man who saw the streets as his calling, and he swept them clean. He danced up one avenue and down another and everyone danced along. The old ladies whistled and whirled. The old men hooted and hollered. The barbers, bead twirlers, and beignet bakers bounded behind that oneman parade. But then came the rising Mississippiand a storm greater than anyone had seen before. In this heartwarming book about a real garbage man, Phil Bildner and John Parra tell the inspiring story of a humble man and the heroic difference he made in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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457 words457 words
44 pages44 pages
Lexile AD620LLexile AD620L
Grade P to 4Grade P to 4
Age 3-9Age 3-9
Published 2015Published 2015

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Book ISBN:

1452125783

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