Join us on Tuesday, May 7th, from 5-6:30pm for light snacks & sweets as we celebrate Corpus Christi author, F. Anthony Falcon and the publication of his first children’s book “Be Brave, Be Brave, Be Brave” – published by POW! Kids Books.
You may remember his story….in August, on the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, we published his account on his son’s birth – during the storm! You can read his entire guest post here.
We are so, so excited to share in his success and the release of his book by Pow! Kids Books! In addition to meeting him, guests will be able to purchase a copy of the book and have it signed by the author himself at the party. You don’t want to miss this fun opportunity!
From Publishers Weekly :: “In Falcon’s tender story about channeling inner strength, a Native American narrator reflects on his son’s birth (“When you arrived, you were sick,/ and so was your mother”). Both recover, but then face the arrival of “a historic storm named Hurricane Harvey,” and must flee Corpus Christi, Tex. With each new struggle, Falcon alludes to historical hardships endured by Native people and urges his new child to show bravery: “As our Native ancestors were forced to leave their homes/ by strangers who claimed it for their own,/ we were also on a trip we didn’t want to make.” Mason’s watercolor artwork mixes moments of striking portraiture alongside stormy landscapes, and Falcon, who bases the story on the birth of his own son, named Lakota, offers a multilayered celebration of resilience, ancestry, and bravery.”
We hope you will join us for this family friendly event!