Local author helps restock hurricane-damaged libraries

Author of children’s books helps restock hurricane-damaged libraries


  1. Humbolt Iowa - native Ann Botelson Morris of West Des Moines Iowa, a kids book novelist, states her books are in the process of being delivered to libraries that are restocking their shelves that were ruined by the hurricane.

    Mommy and Mikel Go for a Walk, one of the title contributed by the author have been shipped after being vetted by the Indie Authors for Hurricane Sandy libraries, a group established in November 2012 by author K.S. Brooks.

    You can find over 100 hundred authors from around the globe taking part in the group and just about 1,000 books have recently been shipped for the libraries in the tri-state area of Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

    "This is a great opportunity to connect libraries in need of authors willing to donate books. We work closely with the library systems to make certain they receive the genres they want," says the group founder K.S. Brooks. "We’re happy to have Ann Morris as part of our effort. Her generosity, which includes absorbing all the related costs, is much appreciated."

    Morris stated to the interviewer that she has an additional book scheduled for release in the near future in two languages, English and Spanish. The book is titled "Surprise in Auntie’s Garden" and "Sorpresa en el jardin de la tia!" read