Meet the Author + Illustrator of Crown – A Cleveland Book Week Event [COMMUNITY EVENT]

Event Date:
September 29th 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Book cover of the picture book Crown showing a young African American boy proudly showing off his new haircut

Location: Cleveland Public Library, Louis Stokes Wing, 2nd Floor 525 Superior Ave.

Author Visit by Derrick Barnes & Gordan C. James

Celebrate Cleveland Book Week with the author and illustrator of Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, the exuberant celebration of self-esteem and a nod to the importance of stepping out with self-confidence and a touch of swagger. In Crown, a multi-award-winning book, the intellect and pride of a young black boy heighten after receiving a fresh haircut from his barber.

This event is free and open to the public.

Photograph of author Derrick Barnes


Photograph of Gordan James