The cover of the book Layla's Happiness

Layla's Happiness


Join us for another week of Black Voices, Black Joy with the Felipe de Neve Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library!

📘 Today, tune in to @felipedenevelibrary’s Instagram Live at 3:00 p.m. PDT as Children’s Librarian Laurie Reese reads Layla’s Happiness by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin, published by Enchanted Lion.
📗 Visit our blog to watch artist Kenturah Davis read Layla’s Happiness
📕 Create a shadowbox inspired by Layla’s story with some help from Kenturah on our blog!

Other Books from This Week

Tallie, Mariahadessa Ekere, illus. by Ashleigh Corrin. Layla’s Happiness, 2019

Grimes, Nikki, illus. by Floyd Cooper. Meet Danitra Brown, 1994. 1995 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor

Ringgold, Faith. Tar Beach, 1991. 1992 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award

McDaniel, Breanna J., illus. by Shane W, Evans. Hands Up! 2019

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