A Richmond-born author has an impact native city from around the world.
Alika Turner, who now resides in Lithonia, Ga. and benefits the Department of Juvenile Justice, has penned a recently-released children’s book which has garnered instant fans on coasts.
The book is called June Peters, You can Replace the World One Day, and it’s the primary within a series an inspirational young child which includes a selfless determination to assist others. Since its Oct. 6 release on Amazon.com, it has brought high praise to be a smooth read which includes a positive message. One reviewer noted her children ages 8 and 9 enjoyed how June Peters may profit the homeless from the story. Turner says she would like kids to comprehend that in case they need to help people in need, you’ll find safe approaches to attempt getting a positive change.
Perhaps Turner’s greatest achievement yet is her book will impact local children. Richmond College Prep (RCP) is ordering copies in the book for every single student from third through sixth grades, and the kids might be doing a schoolwide project depending on the book.? Also, Turner is scheduled to support a Skype session with students to debate her creative process and journey.
RCP was coming to it by neighborhood advocate Tanise Smith, that has been handling RCP’s director of culture to organize the school’s first Dark colored Month Celebration in February.
“As i discovered Alika’s book and her passion to empower youth I think nancy one of many people our students ought to know about,” Turner said. “I really believe if children see people do what they have to love everybody would be inspired.”
In a recent Blog Talk Radio interview, Turner said her yearning to aid others began when she was young, and said a great deal of her inspiration for writing the book began her son. That it was a YouTube video supporting young Dark-colored girls, however, that led her to creating the smoothness June Peters.
“I said guess what, I’m going to write a manuscript in regards to litttle lady that is amazing,” she said.
Turner added, “I’ve always wanted to write children’s books but never really believed in myself. Only one day it just clicked and i also said, go on and get it done. It’s the same been a very long time in coming.”