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St. Pete Reads! Lit Fest: Okra Stew with Natalie Daise
November 4 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
St. Pete Reads! Lit Fest welcomes author and star of Nickelodeon’s Gullah Gullah Island reads and discusses her book Okra Stew. The book showcases a father and son celebrating Gullah Geechee culture and tradition through a special family recipe. St. Pete Youth Farm will provide participating young readers with a small okra plant to foster their own journey with okra stew. Natalie Daise is a magnetic performer, speaker, and artist who has long connected with young people in her community and beyond, sharing Gullah songs and traditions. Best known as the co-star of of the hit Nickelodeon show Gullah Gullah Island , Natalie is embarking on a new form of storytelling with her debut picture book, Okra Stew and hopes to continue to entertain, educate, empower, and inspire.
Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Cultured Books Literacy Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
November 4 @ 1:15 pm -
November 4 @ 2:00 pm