Appearances and Special Events
Stay tuned for Cheryl's appearances at 2015 Events.
February 5th, 2015 Black Images in African American Children's Literature @ Newark Public Library.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 World Read Aloud Day at various locations throughout New York City. Cheryl and Wade Hudson
will read and autograph their books for students and parents at the Polo Grounds Community
Center in New York at 5 pm
Where? Community Center
2958 8th Avenue and 155th Street, Harlem NY
Everyone is encouraged to take time to read aloud today!
World Read Aloud Day is about taking action to show the world that the right to read and write belongs to all people. World Read Aloud Day motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words, especially those words that are shared from one person to another, and creates a community of readers advocating for every child’s right to a safe education and access to books and technology.
Saturday, March 19, 2011 Women's History Month Celebration with the Women's Ministry of Imani Baptist Church.
Cheryl will share her personal story and highlight parts of her journey from student to
entrepreneur/businesswoman and co-founder of Just Us Books, premier publisher of Black interest
books for children.
Where? Imani Baptist Church of Christ, Inc. 113 Elmwood Ave. East Orange, NJ 07018
(Use Madonna Street entrance) 11-12 noon.
Saturday, March 26, 2011 National Black Writers Conference, Medgar Evers University, Brooklyn, NY
APRIL NAEYC Program in New York City...Celebration 10am until 1 pm in lower Manhattan
Saturday, April 16, 2011 Week of the Young Child, Play: Where Learning Begins Children's Expo ... details to come
JUNE American Library Association Convention, New Orleans, LA
Saturday, August 6, 2011 LUCY Continuing Education Conference, "Sharing Culture through Children's Literature"
Old Dominion University. Cheryl will book talk My Friend Maya Loves to Dance and make a
presentation, "How and Why We Need to Share Multicultural Stories". Librarians, Media Specialists
and elementary teachers are welcome. http://education.odu.edu/eci/lucy/
SEPTEMBER 2011 History Makers Back to School Celebration is September 23, 2011. The Hudson will visit a school in the East Orange, area.
OCTOBER 2011 22nd Annual Alpha Kappa Alpha-Just Us Books Children's Bookfair in Portsmouth, VA. Join us at Douglass
Park Elementary School, 34 Grand St. Portsmouth, VA from 2 to 4:30 pm