Sharing a Queen's Vision

'Greatness lives in me'

      Students throughout the Greater Philadelphia area listened to the story of "Aria's Crown."  

       Afterward, they made paper crowns of their own, decorating them with labels describing who they are: Smart. Strong. Beautiful. Queen. Tiger. Good reader. Friend.

        The reading sessions are part of the Library Café program sponsored by the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children (WePAC).

     Through donations and volunteers, the nonprofit group has reopened libraries in 13 Philadelphia elementary schools.

James Rhoads Elementary School
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Edward Heston Public School
Bettinita Harris, Colored Girl Wisdom
Edward Heston Public School student
Library Cafe at Edward Heston Public School
Morton  McMichael Public School
Bettinita Harris at Morton McMichael Public School
Bettinita Harris at Morton McMichael Public School
Westtown School
"Aria's Crown"

"Aria's Crown"

Queen-A reads "Aria's Crown," now available @ Amazon.com.

Queen-A and Aria

Queen-A and Aria

Queen-A and Aria pose after reading "Aria's Crown" to second graders at Westtown School.

Queen for me and A for Aria

Queen for me and A for Aria

Queen-A and Aria share a moment at Westtown School.

So many questions...

So many questions...

Queen-A answers questions from Westtown School second graders.

Edible caterpillars?

Edible caterpillars?

Queen-A explains to students that the caterpillars and tadpoles used for props were made out of gummies.