Special Storytime with Lid'ya Rivera

Join us for a very special storytime with very special author Lid'ya Rivera! Lid'ya will be reading her picture book, I Absolutely Positively Love My Spots, a super sweet story all about loving what makes us unique, followed by an easy craft! Join in on all the fun and start your Tuesday morning off on a positive note! No registration required, just swing on by.

About the book:
A young girl with vitiligo celebrates her skin in this joyful picture book by debut author Lid’ya C. Rivera and illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Niña Mata!

This lyrical celebration of self-esteem, perseverance, and loving the skin you're in will inspire all children to appreciate their spots or what makes them different. Perfect for pairing with I Am Enough by Grace Byers, Remarkably You by Pat Zietlow Miller, and I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes.

About the Author:
Lid’ya C. Rivera is a proud vitiligo advocate, decorated Navy sailor, award-winning filmmaker, and confidence coach. She was diagnosed as an infant with vitiligo, causing her to face childhood bullying and low self-esteem, which later inspired her passion for storytelling and raising awareness about the skin disorder. Lid’ya is a native of Georgia and currently resides in Florida with her three daughters and son. She is a graduate of Excelsior University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Visit her online at lidyacrivera.com.

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2024 - 11:00am
Event address: 
133A East Court Square
Decatur, GA 30030
I Absolutely, Positively Love My Spots By Lid’ya C. Rivera, Niña Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lid’ya C. Rivera, Niña Mata (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063119970
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - June 6th, 2023

"Highly recommended." —School Library Journal

A 55th NAACP Image Award Nominee for Best Children's Literature

A young girl with vitiligo celebrates her skin in this joyful picture book by debut author Lid’ya C. Rivera and illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Niña Mata!