Listen to a storytime with author Rahma Roodaah as she launches her latest book: Dear Black Child. Author Asmaa Hussein will also join us as she reads from her latest collection. A night to inspire our kids!
Date: Monday, October 17
Timing: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Tawheed Community Centre (5585 McAdam Road, Mississauga)
Get your books signed, and ask them tons of questions, too!
This is a free event, but registration is required as there is limited seating – once capacity is reached, registration will close.
Lyrical and beautifully illustrated, Dear Black Child is an anthem for young Black readers—one that defiantly centres the endless, joyful possibilities of Black children’s futures.
From quiet moments in nature to lively school plays and neighbourhood walks, each spread in Dear Black Child depicts Black children standing in their power, taking up their space in the world, writing their own stories and, most important, being their own jubilant selves. Rahma Rodaah’s words are vibrant and deeply moving. Combined with Lydia Mba’s luminous illustrations, Dear Black Child is an inspirational picture book that begs to be read aloud, whether at storytime, bedtime or even graduation.