Meet Ambassador Andrew Young & Paula Young Shelton, as they share their new book - JUST LIKE JESSE OWENS

Little Shop of Stories & Georgia Center for the Book are excited and honored to host civil rights icon, Ambassador Andrew Young, and his daughter, Paula Young Shelton! They will be discussing their new book JUST LIKE JESSE OWENS - a powerful oral history about a special day in Andrew’s childhood that changed him forever. This story of race relations in the 1930s South is soon to be a classic picture book!

Join us at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Wednesday, Sept 28th at 5pm!

Tickets

Due to limited seating, advanced registration is required. When registering for this event, please reserve a ticket for each member in your party.

When registering, you will have the option to pre-order a copy of "JUST LIKE JESSE OWENS" pre-signed by Paula Young Shelton and Ambassador Young! It can even be personalized!

We'll have a limited number of books for sale at the event, so we encourage you to preorder your copy! You can pick up your order at the event.

Please email Little Shop of Stories for questions - info@littleshopofstories.com

Please register to attend the event and pre-order books here!

COVID Protocols

- Masks, worn over the nose and mouth, will be required inside the event space

- There will be no signing line or meet and greet after the event

- Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID (taken no more than 72 hours before the event) may be required at the door. 

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
Holy Trinity Episcopal Churc
515 East Ponce de Leon Avenue
Decatur, GA 30030
Just Like Jesse Owens By Andrew Young, Paula Young Shelton (As told by), Gordon C. James (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrew Young, Paula Young Shelton (As told by), Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545554657
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 2nd, 2022

Civil rights icon, Ambassador Andrew Young and his daughter, Paula Young Shelton, deliver a powerful oral history about a special day in Andrew’s childhood that changed him forever. This story of race relations in the 1930s South is illustrated by bestselling Caldecott Honor winner Gordon C.