This is a Decatur Book Festival Event. Little Shop will be on hand to sell books!
Author/illustrator team Carmen Agra Deedy and Jim LaMarche have brilliantly crafted an original pourquoi tale about finding one’s place in the universe with The Children’s Moon. Laura Freeman, acclaimed Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honoree, showcases a loving intergenerational family and encourages girls to find female heroes in their own lives in the book Standing on Her Shoulders: A Celebration of Women, written by Monica Clark-Robinson. Hear their unique perspectives during this panel moderated by Jerry G. White.
Have you ever seen the moon on a clear blue day and wondered why?
“…Emotive watercolors…The well-told tale works on multiple levels….” --School Library Journal
There once was a time when the sun alone ruled the day, the moon graced the night, and little children were sent to bed before sunset.
A stunning love letter to the important women who shape us -- from our own mothers and grandmothers to the legends who paved the way for girls and women everywhere.
Standing on Her Shoulders is a celebration of the strong women who influence us -- from our mothers, sisters, aunts, and grandmothers to the women who fought for equality and acceptance in the United States.
(This book cannot be returned.)
Told by the Griots (storytellers), the Anansi spider tales are believed to have originated from the Ashanti people in Ghana. "Anansi and the Colorful Kente Cloth", is based on those stories. This beautiful books is also available in Spanish, and is available from 1010 Publishing, a small press focusing on the bilingual dissemination of all books.