Coach Mike Manley’s newly released “The Project Kids” is a great novel that brings one back to the adventures of a young man and his eight friends in the 1950s

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“The Project Kids: Our World in Small Spaces” from Christian Faith Publishing author Coach Mike Manley is a touching tale of faith, friendship, and loyalty that follows nine friends who grew up in the projects in the 1950s and have altogether enjoyed many adventures.

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“The Project Kids: Our World in Small Spaces”: a profound journey throughout the adventures of childhood, the challenges of youth, and the joys of life in the old days. “The Project Kids: Our World in Small Spaces” is the creation of published author Coach Mike Manley, a retired physical education teacher.

Coach Manley shares, “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.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Coach Mike Manley’s new book captures an emotional rollercoaster of a story that will make the readers laugh, cry, and be awe-inspired at how these kids grew up.

View a synopsis of “The Project Kids: Our World in Small Spaces” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “The Project Kids: Our World in Small Spaces” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “The Project Kids: Our World in Small Spaces,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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