Not Just the Levees Broke By PhyllisMontana-Leblanc

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Not Just the Levees Broke By PhyllisMontana-Leblanc
Called "one of the rawest specimens of classic Nawlins spitfire you'll ever find" by Newsweek, and featured in Spike Lee's HBO documentary When the Levees Broke, Phyllis Montana-Leblanc gives an astounding and poignant account of how she and her husband lived through one of our nation's worst disasters, and continue to put their lives back together. New OrleAns Hurricane Katrina survivor Phyllis Leblanc reveals moment by moment the impending doom she and her family experienced during one of the greatest disasters in contemporary American history. The initial weather forecast, the public warnings from officials, and then the increasingly devastating developments -- the winds and rain, the rising waters -- Not Just the Levees Broke begs the question, What would you do in a life-and-death situation with your family and neighbors facing the ultimate test of character? Not Just the Levees Broke is a portrayal of the …

The Magician's Bird: A Tuckernuck Mystery By Emily Fairlie

The Magician's Bird: A Tuckernuck Mystery By Emily Fairlie
The Magician's Bird: A Tuckernuck Mystery By Emily Fairlie

In this sequel to The Lost Treasure of Tuckernuck, Bud and Laurie solve another mystery at Tuckernuck Hall. This second hilarious installment is perfect for fans of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Chasing Vermeer, The Westing Game, and the M

Ysterious Benedict Society books.In The Magician's Bird, the mystery Bud and Laurie must solve is much more serious than a treasure hunt?their beloved school founder, Maria Tutweiler, has been accused of murdering Marchetti the Magician! Can Bud and Laurie?with the help of enthusiastic Misti and evil but useful Calliope?prove Maria Tutweiler's innocence? Or will Tuckernuck Hall be closed down for good?Emily Fairlie once again blends lists, notes, and classic prose to tell a story that sings with humor, suspense, and magic


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