When an E-5 tornado struck Joplin, Missouri, on May 22, 2011, part of the major devastation to the community was to school buildings in the Joplin R-VIII School District. Among these were libraries of four schools, along with the district's Teacher Resource Center.
Tuesday, November 01, 2011
"Storm Country" available: proceeds go to Joplin school libraries
The proceeds from a new book, Storm Country, from the Missouri Writers Guild and its Joplin Writers Guild chapter, will go to Joplin school libraries. The book, which has a cover photo taken by Carthage Press Managing Editor John Hacker, co-author of 5:41: Stories from the Joplin Tornado, is described on its website: