We have some exciting news to share from Anita Gail Jones, one of our wonderful story contributors!
Anita’s debut novel, The Peach Seed, has been acquired by Henry Holt & Company and will be published on August 1, 2023. Set in south Georgia, The Peach Seed is a multigenerational novel that explores the origins of the Dukes family’s traditions and the far-reaching impacts of slave trade from Senegal to the southern United States in the 1800s.
Check out the book trailer: https://youtube.com/watch?v=en4YKlYHE9o&feature=shares
Anita’s extraordinary storytelling is highlighted in Airplanes, Trains, and Billy Goats, which is available to customers in the LibraryCall Storytime Commons. In Airplanes, Trains, and Billy Goats, Anita shares a true story about her grandfather’s childhood in rural Georgia, getting tricked by his brothers and overcoming fears.
This is a fantastic story to share during Black History Month and all year long!
Sharing exciting news from Anita Gail Jones-- author, storytelling, and LibraryCall contributor!