Author Interviews

Theresa Exum-Lucas

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Founder of Mocha Books interviews Theresa Exum-Lucas as she shares her deepest reflections and journey as a writer.

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Aisha Toombs

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  BOOK DETAILS Nerdy Bunny and the Busy Bee Bully Bear Business 52 pagesAges 6-10Self-Published 2015 Description: When Nerdine, a precocious and tomato-obsessed bunny, discovers that the bees in Cottontail Burrow have stopped working, she must find a solution to convince the bees to get back to pollinating. If she can’t, then the Honey and Harvest Festival will only have angry bees, sobbing bears, very little eats, and no delicious sweets. Cottontail Burrow doesn’t need a hero--they need a Nerdi Bunny!   Author, Aisha Toombs     What or who inspired you to write Nerdi Bunny? Aisha: After reading an issue of...

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Evan J. Roberts

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      BOOK DETAILS Share, Share, Share 24 pages Pre-k through Kindergarten Published 2019 Description: Share, Share, Share is an emotionally intelligent story about a child's reluctance to share and the gentle reminder of a parent about the importance of giving others a chance   ________________________________________   Evan J. Roberts   What or who inspired you to write Share, Share, Share?  EVAN: Most parents and educators of young children have had a child or two struggle with sharing. As the father of an only child, I was inspired to write this story because I think it's a little harder for a...

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Charlotte Watson Sherman

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    BOOK DETAILS Brown Sugar Babe32 pgs.Ages 4-104Published February 4, 2020 Description: When a child has doubts about the color of her skin, she learns all the wonderful things brown is via the senses. All children learn to celebrate brown for the lovely color it is.   ________________________________________   Charlotte Watson Sherman   What or who inspired you to write Brown Sugar Babe? Charlotte: I overheard a beautiful brown child call herself pink. It called to mind the black doll/white doll experiments that led to desegregation in public schools via the Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas Supreme...

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ANGELA SHANTE

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BOOK DETAILS The Noisy Classroom32 pagesPublication date: May 5thA young girl is about to enter the third grade, but this year she’s put into Ms. Johnson’s noisy class. Everything about the noisy class is odd. While all the other classes are quiet, Ms. Johnson sings and the kids chatter all day. The door is always closed, yet sounds from it can be heard in the hallway. With summer coming to an end and school starting, the girl realizes that soon she’ll be going to the noisy class. What will school be like now?   ________________________________________     What or who...

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