Order your paperback copy of I Just Kept Spinning, bookmarks, sticker sheet, pencils, pencil sharpener and coloring/activity sheets. You'll also get an 8.5x11 print of the cover artwork.
Follow the story of 7-year-old Destini, who wants more than anything to dance but is banned from her first recital because her long locs seemingly don't fit the mold of a prima ballerina. Little readers however, will see that Destini won't let anyone else define her beauty or her destiny.
Based on true experiences, I Just Kept Spinning, is18-year-old Destini's first published work. Her story has been featured in The Commercial Appeal, Essence Magazine and on WMC Channel 5 in Memphis.
About the Author
Destini Berry attends Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. A talented student athlete, Destini is considered a leader in the classroom and on the court. She is the daughter of TaKeisha Berry-Brooks, owner of A Natural Affair Hair Salon and founder of Naturals in the City Hair Expo in Memphis, TN. Destini hopes her story will inspire other young girls to believe in themselves despite the obstacles that may be in their path.
About the Illustrator
April Foxx, received her Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors from the University of Memphis. Her award-winning designs have been featured nationally and internationally, in print and online. Keisha Cane and Her Very Sweet Tooth was her first illustrated work to be published. You can see more of April’s work at www.aprilfoxx.com.