STORYTIME: The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen

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The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen is written by Thelma Lynne Godin and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. Kameeka is confident that today she will finally beat her rival, Jamara, and become the Hula-Hoopin’ Queen of 139th Street. But then Mama reminds her that today is their neighbor Miz Adeline’s birthday, and Kameeka has a ton of chores to do to get ready for the party they are hosting. Kameeka’s disappointed to be stuck at home and can only think about the hoopin’ competition. Distracted, Kameeka accidentally ruins Miz Adeline’s birthday cake, and has to confess to her that there won’t be a cake for her special day. The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen is a charming celebration of family and community ties. View the activity guide HERE.

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