Book Festival: Alliah Agostini

Location: Auditorium

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Alliah Agostini, the author of Oprah Winfrey: A Little Golden Book Biography and recently published The Juneteenth Cookbook gives an engaging presentation about the history of Juneteenth. She'll discuss how the newest American holiday evolved over the years and Alliah's personal connection to the holiday.

Buffalo, NY native Alliah L. Agostini has marketed everything from iconic brands to scrappy start-ups, but motherhood helped her return to her first love: children's literature. She writes to spread joy, truth, and to help more children see themselves reflected on the page.

Alliah is the author of Oprah Winfrey: A Little Golden Book Biography, award-winning The Juneteenth Story: Celebrating the End of Slavery in the United States, and Junior Library Guild Selection BIG TUNE: Rise of the Dancehall Prince, which has received starred reviews from Kirkus and Publisher's Weekly. She is also the author of The Juneteenth Cookbook released April 2, 2024.

A proud member of KidLit in Color, Black Creators HQ, the Picture Book Sunrays, and SCBWI, she and her work have been featured on, the TODAY Show, Morning in America, GoodHousekeeping, CNN, NPR, and more.

Alliah resides in New Jersey with her husband and two children. She has an A.B. and an M.B.A. from Harvard.

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Audience: Kids Family
The Juneteenth Cookbook by Alliah Agostini
Saturday, 4/13/2024
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


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