An Inspiring Eight-Year-Old

Darlene Foster's Blog

2013-10-05 15.02.27

I attended a book lauch yesterday at our local bookstore, Albany Books. The author, eight-year-old Teagan Read, has written, illustrated and published a book called Kya’s Treasure.

From the back cover:

A treasure!  That is what Kya decides to search for one hot, sunny afternoon.   Nobody has ever attempted such an important mission in her small village in Uganda before.  Will she find what she is looking for?  Come along on Kya’s adventure and help her find her very special treasure!

This book, written by an eight-year-old Canadian girl, is a refreshing story about a young African girl on an extraordinary quest.  It highlights the differences between needs and wants by focusing on various objects that different cultures  value.  Used as a valuable teaching tool or a bedtime story, children of all ages are sure to enjoy this book.

This young woman is an inspiration for anyone, of any…

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