Join us for a talk and signing with the youngest author published through Schuler’s Chapbook Press as Oummu Kabba presents her newest book Battle for My Brother! The talented 10-year-old has already published three books through Chapbook Press: Charlie the Talking Dog, New Girl, and Chicken Man.
About the Book:
Battle for My Brother is about a girl named Elizabeth Sierra Way, (Lizzie) and her adopted little brother, Peter Juny Way. Peter is always getting Lizzie in trouble and is stealing her spotlight. But one day Peter does something so bad Lizzie can't hold in her anger any longer. She decides to run away. Soon Lizzie finds herself in the middle of a dangerous journey, which makes her realize she has made one of the biggest mistakes of her life. But Lizzie and her family end up getting in big trouble, and the only person who can save them is Lizzie. Will Lizzie make a happy ending for her and her family or will she lose everything she had ever cared about?
About the Author:
My name is Oummu S. Kabba. I am ten years old. I was born Oct. 16 2006 in Malta. I moved to the U.S with my family 2009. I have two little brothers and one big sister. I am the author of four books
Oummu is the daughter of refugees who had no formal education. Brima Kabba was born in Sierra Leone. He was a refugee in Guinea when he met and married his wife, Fanta. They eventually settled in Malta and were part of a group chosen by the U.S. government to come to America in 2009, when Oummu was a toddler