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Thanks for stopping by to learn more about the books I've written or are soon to come.

I've enjoyed writing and sharing them with readers with young minds. I hope they inspire you as much as they have me. 



Ruby's Reunion Day Dinner

Illustrated by Jestenia Southerland

Using her five senses, Ruby searches to find a signature dish to contribute to her family's reunion dinner. But is she too little to participate? 

HarperCollins, May 2021

Show the World!

Illustrated by Daria Peoples

A celebration of self-expression and the power of using your voice, centering Black children, and exploring the many things they can do, create, and say to make their mark.

Viking Books for Young Readers, April 5, 2022



If You Look Up to the Sky

Illustrated by Margarita Sikorskaia


Told by a grandmother to her grandchild, "If You Look Up to the Sky" is about the power of everlasting love and the ways the sky connects us through good times and bad.
Beaver's Pond Press, October 2017


To Boldly Go: How Nichelle Nicholls and Star Trek Helped Advance Civil Rights

pictures by NYT Best Selling Illustrator Lauren Semmer

Nichelle Nichols is known for her role as Lieutenant Uhura on Star Trek. But what people don't know is that she almost left the show due to racism she faced on the studio lot. What happened to change her mind? Buy your copy to find out!

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