Sat, Sep 16|
All She Wrote Books
All She Wrote Children's Story Hour with Author St. Clair Detrick-Jules
Join us for a special Saturday story hour with author St. Clair Detrick-Jules!
Time & Location
Sep 16, 10:00 AM
All She Wrote Books, 451 Artisan Way, Somerville, MA 02145, USA
About the Event
Join All She Wrote Books for an IN-PERSON children's story hour with St. Clair Detrick-Jules, author of My Hair is Like the Sun on Saturday, September 16th at 10:00am.
Pre-order the book HERE!
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About My Hair is Like the Sun:
From the creator of My Beautiful Black Hair, this joyful board book celebrates the natural beauty of Black hair in all its shapes, styles, and textures! My hair is like the sun . . . the stars . . . the ocean! From curls that wind like rivers to coils that shimmer like stars, this book featuring photographs of real children and their natural hairstyles encourages little ones to see themselves reflected in the wonders of nature. Tenderly written and stunningly photographed by St. Clair Detrick-Jules, and with vibrant illustrations by Tabitha Brown, this timeless book shares a sweet and powerful message of self-love. CELEBRATE BLACK JOY: These sweet rhymes and simple metaphors empower young children of color and serve as beautiful morning affirmations or a bedtime lullaby to build confidence and self-esteem. FUN AND PHOTOGRAPHIC: Babies love looking at other babies! By presenting photographs of real kids with real hair textures and shapes, this book offers children of color a powerful sense of recognition and affirmation. DIVERSITY AT HOME AND SCHOOL: With beautiful photographs and joyous, flowing text, this book will be a welcome addition to any nursery bookshelf, preschool classroom, or library. Perfect for:
- Parents and grandparents seeking positive children's self-esteem books
- Fans of Hair Love and Black Girl Magic
- Baby shower and birthday gift givers
- Preschool teachers and librarians
- Anyone looking for empowering board books by Black creators
About St. Clair Detrick-Jules:
St. Clair Detrick-Jules is an award-winning filmmaker, photographer, author, activist, and public speaker. She captures personal stories and intimate moments centering Black liberation, immigrant justice, and women's rights. An Afro-Caribbean artist who remains rooted in her community, St. Clair grounds her work in radical love, joy and the knowledge that a more just world is possible.
St. Clair has a BA from Brown University in French and Francophone Studies. She has been featured in The Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, BuzzFeed News, The Christian Science Monitor, Byrdie, and NPR's Strange Fruit, among others. Her documentary DACAmented has received awards at Immigration Film Fest, Baltimore International Black Film Festival, Ogden City Latino Film Festival, and Cornell University’s Centrally Isolated Film Festival. Her books My Beautiful Black Hair and My Hair Is Like the Sun showcase the beauty of natural Black hair. St. Clair currently resides in her hometown of Washington, DC.
Ticket + Book
incl. $0.56 Sales Tax **PLEASE READ**: Entry for 1 person. Includes 1 copy of the featured book, to be picked up when you check in for the event. Masks are REQUIRED for all guests at all times while at the event, regardless of vaccination status.