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About the Author

Author Sharika K. Forde is the mother of four sons and the grandmother of two. Since 2017, she has published two poetry books and three children's books all inspired by life lessons. She believes that the challenges we face can foster self-discovery. Beginning each day with a prayer for good health, monetary wealth and true love, she strives to live a life of fulfillment through her passion for growth and creative artistry.

The Awakening Book of Poems Vol. 1

The soul sometimes speaks the loudest amid life’s turmoil. Baring one’s heart through the process of self-discovery can awaken the gifts within. The Awakening Vol 1 is a collection of poems that bare emotions of love, growth and self-worth through teen motherhood, marriage and divorce. The poems will surprise you. They will inspire you. Most of all, they will awaken you.

The Awakening Book of Poems Vol. 2

In her sophomore book, author Sharika K. Forde explores race relations through her expressive writing. The Awakening, I Dream in Color, is a collection of poems and short stories framing personal views and experiences of inequality, judgement and unity as an African American woman and mother of four sons. The poems and short stories will capture your mind and awaken your spirit.

Grandma's Lil' King

Grandma's Lil' King follows Jaciah and is a sweet and aspiring story about the loving relationship between African American grandmother and her grandson. The story provides young readers with a gentle introduction to African heritage and explains how you can still be a King even without a crown.

 

Grandpa's Lil' Queen

Grandpa's Lil' Queen follows Jayla and is a sweet and aspiring story about the loving relationship between African American grandfather and his granddaughter. The story provides young readers with a gentle introduction to African heritage and explains how you can still be a Queen even without a crown.

 

Grandma's Lil King Plays T-Ball

Children have a lot of energy and one of the best ways to manage it is through sports! In the third children's book by author Sharika K. Forde, Jaciah is nervous about playing his first T-Ball game until he receives a little encouragement from his grandmother. Grandma's Lil' King Plays T-Ball displays the sweet relationship between grandparent and grandchild and encourages young readers to try new adventures.

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