The Edmond Sun

February 22, 2014

Murrah Building day care operator releases memoir

Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — Author Melva Noakes’ “April Mourning: The Story of the Murrah Building Day Care,” takes readers back to the horrifying bombing incident that claimed more than 100 lives. Her book is now on its nationwide release this week.

This true story by Noakes, an America’s Kids Day Care Center operator, tells how time stood still in the aftermath of the bombing. Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at, or or