Kyra and Twenty Eight Days Later

Kyra HicksCongratulations to Kyra Hicks on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Kyra's book for children, Martha Ann’s Quilt for Queen Victoria , has been included in Twenty-Eight Days Later, a list of featured authors and illustrators organized by The Brown Bookshelf, to "shine the spotlight on the varied African American voices writing for young readers."



Here is a partial list of the books from Twenty-Eight Days Later:

February 1: Christopher Paul Curtis - Elijah of Buxton

February 4: Rita Williams-Garcia No Laughter Here

February 8: Patricia McKissack The All-I’ll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll

February 11: Mildred D. Taylor The Road To Memphis

February 15: Walter Dean Myers - Game

February 18: Eloise Greenfield The Friendly Four

February 25: Kyra E. Hicks - Martha Ann’s Quilt for Queen Victoria

February 26: Celise Downs Dance Jam Productions and illustrator Shane Evans- When Harriet Met Sojourner

February 28 : Sherri L. Smith - Sparrow

For the complete list, please visit Black Threads in Kid's Lit.



Comments

Stephen Bess said…
Congratulations! That's wonderful.
Yes, Stephen, it is great news!

Bless,
Geoffrey
Kyra said…
Geoffrey,

Thanks for the shout out! Hope everyone enjoys learning about the authors and illustrators featured in 28 Days Later!

Best, Kyra

P.S. I hope you grace us with the next in the Anancy Stories or maybe a Caribbean quilting tale!
Give thanks, Kyra.

Yes, I'm working on the next Anancy book.

Blessings,
Geoffrey
Leon said…
Great work Kyra. Wasn't 28 Days Later a movie?

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