Julie T. Lamana lives with her family in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana. Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere is her debut novel.
But on Reesie's birthday, everything changes. Hurricane Katrina hits her city. Stranded at home alone, Reesie takes refuge with her elderly neighbor, Miss Martine. The waters rise. They escape in a boat. And soon Reesie is reunited with her family. But her journey back home has only begun.
This is a story of a family putting itself back together, and a young girl learning to find herself.
A Christy Ottaviano Book