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Can Boys Read Girls Books?

 

Over the last couple of months, I have received a lot of questions about can boys read girl book? When I think of this question it really make me think… why couldn’t boys read girls books? The reason being, many people don’t ask should girls read boy books? Why is that?  Why is reading boy books not frowned upon nor does anyone question the message they are sending to little girls.

So when I respond to this question my answer is simply of course! Why do people think that boys cannot read girls books?...


Change Through Books



For the last three year I have been an independent children’s author writing books about my black sister. Being a black author, I found a need for black representation and even more now in the wake of the Black Lives Matter Movement and all of the killings that have been going on across America. It’s not until now that I really put things into perspective. How can we grow as a culture and understand one another, if black stories are not be shared? How can we break...


Is it Important to Talk about Fear?

 

For years, I have known there to be something missing from my life and for a long time, I did not know what it could be. It is not until years after finishing college and writing my first children’s book that I finally figured out what it was. It was my fear of failure that kept me always wondering and yearning, but not having a clue what it was that I was missing. I realized that after graduating High school, I did what I was told...


Why Diverse Books Matter!

Why Diverse Books Matter!

Every time I think of the word diverse, I think what it means to me? For me Diverse is not about one thing or one group, for me it is a system that makes up many things. It is a group of many diverse people, backgrounds, cultures, languages, traditions and etc. How does that relate to why diverse books matter?  For me books that include black characters written by black authors are significant; the reality, there is a lack and not enough awareness and light being shined on that area of books. Growing up I don’t remember seeing books written...


How to Publish Your First Book

How to Publish Your First Book

Are you thinking about writing a children book? Well why haven’t you started yet? Sometimes fear or not knowing where to start can hold us back from doing something that we always dreamed of doing. Well here are a few things and information to get you started. Start out by buying and reading children books, how can you know what you are getting yourself into if you don’t purchase and read the books that you want to successful produce? So for months I read different children book from Dr sesus to “One Love” by Bob Marley’s daughter. Looked...