Celeste Saves the City
Now Available in English, French, and German!
While looking out at Lake Pontchartrain, where the water seemed to touch the dark gray sky, Celeste told her dad, “When I grow up, I’ll help the city of New Orleans stay dry!”
“How will you do that?” her father then asked.
Celeste quickly answered, “I will become a
civil engineer to complete this task!”
Follow the story of Celeste, a young Black girl from New Orleans, as she finds a way to keep the city from flooding by becoming a civil engineer after her family is forced to evacuate due to Hurricane Katrina.
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