SPONSOR 1, 2 or 5 participants!
This page is for individuals, neighborhood associations, community groups and other organizations to financially support the Black Girl Excellence - Immersive Author Sessions.
For each package purchased, one participant will be fully sponsored to receive a kit and attend all sessions.
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Note: if you are ordering for a specific participant, or group participants, please ensure to indicate the name(s) in the message box at checkout, otherwise we will assign the sponsorship ourselves.
Immersive Author Session: A 4 part book reading with the author!
Presented by Black Girl Excellence, this series is the perfect activity for Waterloo Region youth 13-24 looking to experience a novel in an immersive way,
Each package includes:
a signed copy of the book Elements Of The Earth
a custom notebook - exclusive to this event!
a limited edition Elements of The Earth bookmark
participation in 4 sessions with the author
bonus session with the illustrator
*All sessions are virtual, only otherwise specified.
Looking for the participant registration link? Click here
About the author
Ella Moore is currently in her last year at Laurier majoring in Global Studies, and is a first time author.
Her debut novel, Elements of the Earth, is the first in a fierce coming-of-age series that follows Raya as she harnesses the waves of personal power to be the hero in her own story, and to the world.
About Black Girl Excellence
Black Girl Excellence exists to empower and uplift Black girls in Cambridge with continued support for their mental health, creative expression and conversation. A space to claim their voice, build friendships and increase self-esteem.
After years in hiding, eighteen-year-old Raya Stravou is going back to her father, Alexander, and to The Revolution: back to a life of death. Working undercover this time for Hideaway, with her best friends at her side, Raya must learn Alexander's secrets in order to tear the world from his violent vision. The longer Raya stays in The Revolution, the more difficult it is to clearly see the divide between Good and Evil. Blinded by her heart, Raya's confidence in her mission slips and she begins to question everything. Are The Elements of Air, Earth, Fire and Water more than the myths her father told her? Are her dreams of Akaya, crown thrown to the floor and tears streaming down her cheeks, really her imagination? And why does the Stravou family rage burn orange in her father's eyes, but blaze blue in her own?