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Sun, Nov 27



Happy Nappy Storytelling: The Bigger the Fro the More I Know

Join author Andrea Scott for a read-aloud of her book The Bigger the Fro the More I Know. Followed by activity time with pages from her bilingual (Spanish/English) workbook!

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Happy Nappy Storytelling: The Bigger the Fro the More I Know
Happy Nappy Storytelling: The Bigger the Fro the More I Know

Time & Location

Nov 27, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Washington, 2714 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA


About The Event

About the Author: 

Andrea Scott is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Smile Big Dream Bigger LLC. She is St. Louis, Missouri native, a 2x award-winning bilingual children’s book author. She was the recipient of the St. Louis American Foundation 2018 Educator of the Year, 2019 Phenomenal Woman awardee, St. Louis Business Journal 30 Under 30, The St. Louis Gateway Arch Dream Champion awardee, and many other prestigious awards. She created St. Louis’s first black-owned tutoring company, Smile Big Dream Bigger, LLC to help individuals dream bigger. She was raised in a single-parent household with three older siblings, two sisters, and one brother. Education has always been an essential part of her life. ​ Ms. Scott began teaching at the age of 20 and has over seven years of teaching experience. She has taught every grade level from PreK to college-level courses. Ms. Scott received her Master’s in Teaching in 2016 and is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree in Leadership and Education. She authored several bilingual children’s books: Smile Big Dream Bigger, The Bigger the Fro, the More I know, and No Limit to Greatness. She noticed how readers used her book as a motivational tool, therefore she decided to create a service, Dream IT to teach the lessons from her book.

About the book:

The main character Samantha is smiling and dreaming more bigger these days. Samantha and her friends take readers on a new journey to learn the alphabet, engage more with family and community members, and embrace their inner and outer beauty. Samantha wants readers to know that they are original.

Growing up in the inner city of Saint Louis, Missouri, Samantha is surrounded by violence and despair. However, Samantha and her family use a particular gesture, a smile that helps them to get through hard times. When Samantha smiles she dreams of a better future for her community, her family, and herself. Samantha has made a promise to live up to her dream, while always wearing a smile.


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