My third children’s book, Hush Harbor, was published by Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing. Painted in oils.

HUSH HARBOR, published by Carolrhoda/Lerner Publishing (2008)
written by Freddi Williams Evans and illustrated by Erin Bennett Banks
The story of African-American secret worship gatherings during slavery.

Recognition:
Best Book in the Language Arts – Picture Book category of the Society of School Librarians International (SSLI) 2009 Book Awards.
Booklist Top 10 Religion Books for Youth.
Reviewed in Booklist, Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal.
Highlighted by the New Orleans Times-Picayne.

Hush Harbor (cover)

Hush Harbor (title page)Hush Harbor (opening spread)

Hush Harbor (mama in field)

Hush Harbor (cotton field)

Hush Harbor (worship)

Hush Harbor (full cover spread)

 

 

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