National Book Award long list nominee I’ve had a fantastic few weeks! Thanks to my publisher, Bloomsbury, I had a multi-city book tour that gave me lots of exposure and allowed me to visit kids’ schools in three states. Amazing! Also, there was the little matter of being recognized along with nine other nationally recognized … Continue reading This is my Exodus
Max the dog./S.Winston B&N Summer reading program continues. So many great books so little time! Young readers grades 1-6 can earn a free book through the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading program! Learn more: https://bit.ly/BNSummerReadingJournal #BNSummerReading While I’m proud that my book, President of the Whole Fifth Grade is on the list, I know there … Continue reading IS YOUR CHILD READING READY?
The hardest thing about waiting for the next book in the sequence is anticipating the new cover. I love you, Marley Dias! At 11, this little firecracker blew some folks minds with her #1000booksforblackgirls campaign. Now 15, she’s still fighting for change. Get ‘em, girl! With five days until my birthday, my wish is for … Continue reading 5 REASONS TO CELEBRATE YOUNG ACTIVISTS
Author Sherri Winston, excited for the future./JC Penny photo I’ve never been one to make a big to do over my birthday. Even as a kid I remained low-key on the subject. As long as my mom made me a banana cake with cream frosting, I was good. Recent world events have changed my mind. … Continue reading IT’S BIRTHDAY WEEK
I love you, Central Florida. Please come hang out with me today, 2 p.m. at Writer’s Block bookstore, 124 E. Welbourne Ave., Winter Park. Today I’m celebrating the release of my new book, Jada Sly, Artist & Spy. I would love to share my story of perseverance with your kids as I discuss how I … Continue reading Come see me!