Margaret Haughery: Bread Woman of New Orleans
Having come through the crucible of personal suffering, Margaret Haughery spent her life serving others. She was an astute businesswoman who made money so that she could help others. Humble and persistent Margaret made a name for herself as a woman of generosity and kindness. Set in her adopted city of New Orleans, this story portrays a lively picture of the development of the city with its colorful past and the people who helped to make it thrive. Recommended for 5th or 6th grade readers and up.