ART/Sherri Winston Millionaires of the Past MARY ELLEN PLEASANT—solemn housemaid to self-made millionaire. She worked as a housemaid and cookInvestments were her passionshe eavesdropped on high-flying white businessmen who never suspected a black woman could understand their important talks about money, property, valuation and stockMary Ellen and a partner bought laundries, dairies and even owned … Continue reading What do you think about that?
Exhaust is thundering from the engines. Plumes of fire are eating away the sides of the plane. Would I be able to save everyone? Or were we doomed? from--Jada Sly, Artist and Spy, by Sherri Winston GOODREADS GOOD BOOK GIVEAWAY Ever wondered what motivates a 10-year-old spy? Sure you have! Wonder no more. Visit @bowlofsherrisart or … Continue reading JADA SLY, ARTIST and SPY, BOOK GIVEAWAY
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
In honor of my B-day being seven days away, I’ve chosen seven works of fiction that shape the way I approach my writing. Characters sharp as a crease. A superb thriller within a series of superb thrillers. Sandford’ s character development is a writing clinic in Storm Prey. He weaves an intricate web and manages … Continue reading TOP 7 BOOKS THAT INFLUENCE MY WRITING