"I will be a man that lights the way for others"--Sceptor League Motto
In this middle school novel by Kelly Baptist, Xavier Moon, a twelve year old dealing with a stutter, braces and an awkward phase. His Great-Uncle Frankie Bell, helps him see himself and gives Xavier socks that helps begin his growth and creativity.
This story is good to pair with information and resources around Black male designers like The Dapper Dan (@dapperdanharlem), art and math (design measurements), and Social-Emotional topics, like empathy and authenticity.
Check out the book, ebook, or audiobook at your local library.
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