Leila's New Friend, a Children's Book about a family in Haiti
"Leila's New Friend," written by 9 year old Mackenzie Howell, highlights the adventures of Leila as she meets a little girl from America. The book was inspired by Mackenzie's journey to Bigarade, Haiti in March 2015. It includes a photo collage from the trip, as well as beautiful illustrations by 11 year old Jace Theriot. All proceeds from the book benefit Institution Mixte Communautaire de Village Sam, a school in Bigarade, Haiti.