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H is for Harvey: Children’s Book Highlights Positives of the Storm

Writer Julie Beasley talks about her book, H is for Harvey, which aims to help children focus on the positive aspects of the storm.

[audio mp3="https://cdn.hpm.io/wp-content/houston-matters/19TgTMNl2NDI.128.mp3"][/audio]The cover of the children’s book “H is for Harvey,” by Julie Beasley.

H is for Harvey - Book CoverYou might think children who experienced Harvey first hand might want to forget it. But a new children's book aims to help them remember the positive aspects of the disaster – namely the first responders and community members who rose to the occasion and came to the aid of their city.

In the audio above, Julie Beasley tells Houston Matters producer Michael Hagerty about her children's book, H is for Harvey, which features illustrations by Rice University graphic designer Eduardo Martinez.

  • A page from the children's book "H is for Harvey," by Julie Beasley with illustrations by Eduardo Martinez. (Photo Credit: TCU Press)
    A page from the children's book "H is for Harvey," by Julie Beasley with illustrations by Eduardo Martinez. (Photo Credit: TCU Press)
  • A page from the children's book "H is for Harvey," by Julie Beasley with illustrations by Eduardo Martinez. (Photo Credit: TCU Press)
    A page from the children's book "H is for Harvey," by Julie Beasley with illustrations by Eduardo Martinez. (Photo Credit: TCU Press)
  • The cover of the children's book "H is for Harvey," by Julie Beasley. (Photo Credit: TCU Press)
    The cover of the children's book "H is for Harvey," by Julie Beasley. (Photo Credit: TCU Press)
  • Julie Beasley, author of the children's book "H is for Harvey." (Photo Credit: Michael Hagerty)
    Julie Beasley, author of the children's book "H is for Harvey." (Photo Credit: Michael Hagerty)