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.
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.
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.Print This Post