Southwick Gang Adventures:
Author John Mckissick JR.
There is nothing quite like an original book for kids. Jump into the world of the Southwick Gang created by the author, John McKissick Jr. A life learning book for all ages, The Southwick Gang Adventures Chronicles enters the bold lives of LJ (Lil John) and his family growing up in Louisville, Kentucky’s Southwick’s Housing Projects.
In 1952, the city built two housing projects, Cotter Homes and then Lang Homes in 1958. If you ask anyone in Louisville that knew about Southwick. Residents knew this was a very struggling community known for crime, drugs, and poverty. Now, this society has changed hugely. It is a beautiful spot in the city where there are currently 513 mixed-income family units. (Website Source: Empty Bottles of 8)
Furthermore, a child’s environment cultivates their mindset and their perception of life; social insight is at the root of their ability to grow is essential to recognizing diversity.
The Southwick Gang Adventures Chronicles offers an emphasis on ethics and morals; it touches on the issues affecting young children all over the world today.
In addition, The Southwick Gang Adventures Chronicles launched a children’s cartoon series which includes:
Addressing the virtues of honesty