Frequently asked questions
Why did you become an author for young children?
I have always loved books and reading! Since becoming a teacher, I have read hundreds of incredible books. I wanted to be apart of making magic happen for young kids, through words and illustrations.
How do you come up with stories?
I have many merories from my childhood that I use to create stories. Almost everything I want to write about has happened in my life.
Why did you write The Color of Friendship?
When I was in third grade, I went to a school where no one looked like me (except for my sister). I know exactly what it feels like to move to a new place and not fit in. I wanted to share my story with other children, so that they know it happens, and it's okay. Just be yourself!
Why are the characters in The Color of Friendship different colors?
I chose to make the characters different colors because this way, the book is relatable to everyone, no matter what color your skin is!
What is your favorite picture book?
A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon, is one of my all time favorites! I also love books by Kevin Henkes.
When will I recieve my book?
Books typically ship within 7-10 days after your order is placed.