Spring 2020

A Story About Afiya

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records the memories of her childhood, from roses in bloom to pigeons in flight, from tigers at the zoo to October leaves falling. A joyful celebration of a young girl’s childhood, written by the late Coretta Scott King Book Award-winning Jamaican poet James Berry.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-911373-33-9
On pre-order until 04/07/2020
$17.99 $13.49
978-1-911373-45-2
On pre-order until 04/07/2020
$26.99 $20.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Subject Diversity
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lantana Publishing
Imprint Lantana Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2020-04-07
BISACS JUV030040, JUV057000, JUV074000
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 9 x 9.75
Lexile 670
Features Original artwork

Illustrator: Anna Cunha

Anna Cunha is an award-winning Brazilian artist who has illustrated more than 20 books. Her work has been shortlisted for the Jabuti Prize and received a Joao-de-Barro Prize honorable mention.

Author: James Berry

James Berry was a celebrated Jamaican poet, living in the UK. James received a Coretta Scott King Book Award and the Smarties Grand Prix, and was awarded an OBE by the Queen for services to poetry. He passed away in 2017.