YA Book of The Day
17-year-old Raven Jamison, and her three best friends, Nia, Jasmine, and Trinity, make up The Brown Girls Club. The girls spend long and carefree days in their bayou town of Lake Lacroix, nestled behind the big city of New Orleans.
A dinner time knock at the door abruptly changes everything.
When child protective services descend on their doorstep dropping off her younger cousin Carter, Raven is suddenly thrust into a brand new reality. Generational ties that affected the entire family for decades soon resurface. Carter’s presence rips at the Jamison household, and his aggressive and shocking behaviors may prove too much to handle for this seemingly picture perfect family. Raven, her family and friends must work together to overcome their shared pain and help Carter find his voice before it’s too late.
Hey, Brown Girl is a compelling and thought-provoking young adult novel about struggle, forgiveness and hope. When this Melanin rich family finds strength in their shared bonds, it’s undeniable proof… love conquers all.
Today’s Book of The Day is sponsored by this week’s Kids’ eBook of The Week:
Step into the Winter Olympics Spirit with Snowman Paul!
The Winter Games are the most exciting sports spectacle on earth.
They present an opportunity to teach our children important lessons about fair competition and honesty in sports.
In this rhyming and stunningly illustrated Olympic adventure, Snowman Paul faces a difficult choice that will affect his relationship with his best friends. Will Snowman Paul make the right decision
This Olympic story told in verse will be enjoyed by children, parents, and grandparents alike.
It is a fun and educational way to prepare your kids for the fast-approaching 2022 Winter Games.
It is a fun read-aloud, a perfect bedtime story, and it will inspire your young athletes all year long.
“The Snowman Paul book series will hook, engage and delight your little ones and make them fall in love with reading.” Alinka Rutkowska, USA Today best-selling author