Latoya Patterson Books

Latoya Patterson Books creates diverse picture books and middle grade chapter books for children. Founder Latoya Patterson believes that black children deserve to see themselves positively represented in books as main characters and not side kicks. Her character are often confident, resilient, smart, and who proudly reflect aspects of her Jamaican and Caribbean heritage.  She also believes the main way we can encourage black children to read is to create characters which reflect them and their experiences. If they see themselves being represented in the literature they consume they will become lifelong readers.

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The Adventures of Jada and Jamal Series

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I Wish Mommy Would Come Home
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Reviews

I Wish Mommy Would Come Home brought back lots of childhood memories. My dad migrated and I always wished he would return. The author did a great job of capturing my emotions as a child. Well worth the read!

Rhymes and Riddims of Jamaica had me giggling, snorting and finally bursting out with laughter. The book offers funny yet thoughtful poems that perfectly describe current affairs. If you want a book that makes you laugh while making you think. Buy this Book!

I Wish Mommy Would Come Home is a very sweet and realistic read. Jada the main character is very relatable. overall I think the author has created a wonderful story that teaches an important lesson.

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Keisha Smith,  Kingston Jamaica

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