Author Jewell Parker Rhodes’ New Book For Middle Graders Merges Magic and Oil Spill in Louisana
Set in southern Louisiana amidst magical creatures and the gulf oil spill, Jewell Parker Rhodes discusses her new book for 8-12 year olds, BAYOU MAGIC, with Maya Hay on the first segment of KAZI Book Review on the Sunday, July 12 edition on KAZI 88.7FM at 12:30 p.m. CST. Maya is KAZI Book Review’s Children’s Book Editor.
Jewell Parker Rhodes is the award-winning author of several adult fiction and children’s books. Her writing guides include: FREE WITHIN OURSELVES: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors and THE AFRICAN AMERICAN GUIDE TO WRITING AND PUBLISHING NONFICTION. Jewell is the Virginia G. Piper Chair in Creative Writing and Artistic Director of Piper Global Engagement at Arizona State University.
Here is a short review of BAYOU MAGIC by Maya.