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Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans by [Phil Bildner, John Parra]

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Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans Kindle Edition

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Editorial Reviews

From School Library Journal

K-Gr 2—A modern-day folktale about Cornelius Washington, a real-life figure who was a dynamic street sweeper in New Orleans. The working man, aka Marvelous Cornelius, can be seen doing fun tricks and flips while sweeping the streets of the Quarter. When Hurricane Katrina hits the city, Cornelius is overwhelmed by the cleanup, but volunteers come from everywhere to help. He soon finds his NOLA spirit and begins cleaning again in the aftermath of the great storm. Parra's paintings are modern and fresh, with bright colors paired with repetition of phrases and sounds. Children will enjoy both listening to the story read aloud as well as poring over the beautiful pages to learn about a slice of New Orleans history. VERDICT A stirring story of resilience in the face of adversity.—April Sanders, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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"A fine tribute to an unsung African-American hero."-Kirkus Reviews

"This is a beautiful little book that any young person would love to have. And would be great for any adult to have on their coffee table, another artistic expression of the tens of thousands of stories about Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans."--OnNewOrleans.com

"The heroics of a street cleaner - what a refreshing topic."--USA Today

"Emphasizes the vibrant life before Hurricane Katrina and makes the impact of the terrible flood."-Booklist

"A stirring story of resilience in the face of adversity."-School Library Journal

"A new American folk hero."-School Library Connection

"A modern day folktale of an ordinary man who helped us become better people through his example."--Books and Whatnot

"A lovely new American folk tale."--Imagination Soup

"Trumpets the power of one person's efforts in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds to inspire an entire community."-Shelf Awareness, starred review --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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  • File Size : 10645 KB
  • Publication Date : August 4, 2015
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books LLC (August 4, 2015)
  • ASIN : B00W8Q11O8
  • Word Wise : Not Enabled
  • Print Length : 44 pages
  • Language: : English
  • Lending : Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Not Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 37 ratings