Regina's Lit Talk: Magical Madness with "The Jumbies"
A folktale set on an island in the Caribbean, "The Jumbies" by Tracey Baptiste introduces readers to a brave girl named Corinne, who must call on magic she doesn't know she possesses in order to save her home, family, and friends. Spirits, tricksters, and witches abound in this action-packed story of true courage.
Hear Regina read an excerpt of "The Jumbies" aloud on Wednesday, March 2 at 5:00 p.m. at Bank Street Book Store. Kids from ages nine to 14 years old (and their families) should come prepared to discuss Regina's passage.