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Watch Me: A Story of Immigration and Inspiration

Doyin Richards, (i) Joe Cepeda

Picture Book

Social Themes (Immigration), Cultural (Africa)

January 12th, 2021

A picture book about immigration, Watch Me is based on the author's father's own story.

Joe came to America from Africa when he was young. He worked hard in school, made friends, and embraced his new home. Like so many immigrants before and after him, Joe succeeded when many thought he would fail.

In telling the story of how his father came to America, Doyin Richards tells the story of many immigrants, and opens the experience up to readers of all backgrounds. Here is a moving and empowering story of how many different people, from different places, make us great. Acclaimed artist Joe Cepeda brings the story to life with beautiful paintings, full of heart.

Watch Me: A Story of Immigration and Inspiration
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