The Project Kids: Our World in Small Spaces (Hardcover)
Let's go back to the time of rotary phones, party lines, TV screens that were fifteen inches, and the beginning of rock and roll. What was it like growing up in a Housing Authority project? Take a journey through time with nine friends in the fifties, as they try to show you kids are the same yesteryear as they are today. Or are they? Faith, friendship, and loyalty are the key words of the book. This book will make you laugh, cry, and wonder were the fifties the good old days. So when your grandkids ask, "How was it when you were growing up?" Hand them this book
Coach Mike Manley is a retired New York City physical education teacher. He often states there are 17,500 former students walking around sore from the thousands of pushups, sit-ups, jumping jacks, and chain breakers they did in his class His love of teaching, coaching, sports, and faith can be traced back to his days growing up in a housing project. His book the Project Kids: Takes Us back to the 1950s. Many of the adventures with his eight friends will make you laugh, cry, and wonder how they grew up in such a small part of the world. Mike's book took forty-eight years in the making, and now he can check it off his bucket list. Mike still coaches on Cape Cod where he lives with his wife Carol.