Sharon Dennis Wyeth joined FoxNewsDC with more about her new book in the American Girl series, Evette, The River and Me. Evette: The River and
Follow this link to an article in The Washington Post about Evette (the American Girl doll), my new book The River and Me, and my
On June 19, 2022, Sharon Dennis Wyeth had the very special honor of attending and speaking at the Juneteenth dedication at the Scottsville Market in
I had a wonderful time visiting William B. Cruise Memorial School No. 11 for Read Across America. As a special treat third graders were allowed to wear their pajamas to the assembly. I only wish I’d worn mine! Read more about my visit in a letter of thanks from a marvelous educator.
Q & A on Diversity with the Children’s Book Council
Here’s an excerpt from a recent interview posted on CBC Diversity.
Tell us about your most recent book and how you came to write it.
My most recent book is The Granddaughter Necklace. It’s a picture book based on family stories I collected from childhood on up. I am African American but discovered when I was an adult that my maternal line goes back to a woman in Ireland. This woman is featured in The Granddaughter Necklace along with six other generations in my maternal line. It’s a book I feel as if I’ve been writing my entire life.
I’m two-years-old, sitting unashamed in a tin tub set in a shady spot on a lawn in Culpeper, Virginia. My grandmother Georgie Dennis is soaping