Author: Jewell Parker Rhodes

Book View: Ninth Ward

Book View: Ninth Ward

Short & Sweet: Ninth Ward tells an amazing story of a girl who struggles through Hurricane Katrina. Lanesha is a character that has love in her life through Mama Ya-Ya, who helps her remain strong through being abnormal. She also is smart with math and finds that it will help her survive after the hurricane has passed. Lanesha's personality and perseverance makes her a wonderful character that the reader can admire. Ninth Ward would be a great introduction to the topic of Hurricane Katrina and other natural disasters, giving the reader a firsthand view of how traumatic the storm was. […]

Posted November 29, 2012
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