Chicago IL – April 21, 2015 - Buckwheat makes his comeback.
Sandra Reed ethic fiction novel Buckwheat’s Journey… has been released on Amazon and Kindle. This novel takes you on a journey to the worlds of picaninnies with Buckwheat. As Buckwheat is transformed, the reader will be inspired.
This novel is a light-hearted yet evocative perspective of stereotype and bullying. Furthermore, how these factors affect not only African- Americans but many people today.
Sandra Reed was born in New Roads, Louisiana. She is a veteran teacher of the Chicago Public Schools. Ms. Reed served two terms as an elected official. As a member of Actor's Equity Union, she has performed in dance companies, plays and musicals throughout Illinois and Wisconsin. She is a member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Chicago Women In Publishing and ARRAY Now (Artists and Advocates for Independent Film Distribution and Resource).
Heeding the voices of children and parents, she founded the Myria Reed Foundation for Children with Special Needs. Her life journey and travels from Europe to Africa, as well as various authors, shaped her writings through the culture, history, and geography.
Sandra loves writing, especially to transform and motivate readers. She is very passionate about exposing the realities of race issues, blunt but in a healing way.
“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” ___ Ralph Waldo Emerson