28 Days Later Black History Month Featured Author Octavia Spencer

28 Days Later Black History Month Featured Author Octavia Spencer

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Today’s honoree in the seventh annual 28 Days Later campaign, a Black History Month celebration of children’s book creators of color, is Octavia Spencer.

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The campaign will run February 1-28, 2014.

  • The Brown Bookshelf 28 Days Later Feature Article: Octavia Spencer
  •  Amazon Look Inside: The Case of the Time Capsule Bandit
  • GoodReads: The Case of the Time Capsule Bandit
  • More Featured Authors & Illustrators

Twelve-year-old Randi, unhappy about moving from Brooklyn to Deer Creek, Tennessee, after her mother’s death, soon finds new friends and a case to solve surrounding a stolen time capsule and rumors of a centuries-old treasure.

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The Brown Bookshelf blog is designed to push awareness of African American voices writing for young readers. A major program of theirs is 28 Days Later, a month-long showcase of the best in Picture Books, Middle Grade and Young Adult. Read more about the founders of The Brown Bookshelf here.

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