We are pleased to welcome local authors Katrina Johnson and Patrice Fentiman for a children's book reading and signing in the Hub City Bookshop. We will be celebrating Katrina's book Turning Trash Into Treasure and Patrice's book Jamie's Secret on Saturday, December 11th at 2:00pm!
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Turning Trash into Treasure highlights the childhood memories of a girl who is happy until she realizes her neighbors don't share her family's values. Suddenly, her mindset shifts as a result of peer pressure. But then she learns a lesson about true wealth, the value and importance of faith, family and perseverance. Journey through this coming-of-age story as you, too, learn to turn trash into treasure.
Katrina Johnson is a mother and a veteran educator from Spartanburg, SC. She shares her story through the eyes of a little girl with BIG dreams riding in a BIG truck, all while sharing and teaching valuable life's lessons that will be left as a legacy to her children and others.
Jamie's Secret is a story about a nine-year-old who loves soccer, playing with her best friend Sadie, and collecting crystals. She loves hugging and climbing trees, watching butterflies, and soaring on her swing. Jamie loves life and everything that points to it. Her energy is so vibrant that her mom and dad can't contain it. But Jamie has a secret.
Patrice Fentiman is an African-American/British writer who works as a case manager of individuals living with addiction and is a college instructor of public speaking. She began writing to address the myriad of youth born with special gifts including clairvoyance, clairsentience and clairaudience. Patrice is the mother of two gifted daughters and makes her home in South Carolina.