Re-Re the Reader by Takiyah Prowell , illustrated by Jasmine Mills
Re-Re the Reader details the story of Ta'Reena Bonds, a young girl in St. Louis, MO who gains superpowers through reading. Her nemesis, Dr. No-Read, is plotting to destroy every book in the world in order to stop children from reading. Ta'Reena transforms into Re-Re the Reader and uses her superpowers to stop Dr. No-Read's evil plans. Re-Re the Reader encourages children everywhere by showing them that there's great power in reading.
Takiyah L. Prowell is a joyful and talented 8-year-old who enjoys reading. She has received various awards and recognition at school for her reading skills. Takiyah is a member of Young Biz Kidz, an organization based in St. Louis, Missouri that promotes entrepreneurship and financial literacy for children. She works as an assistant for her brother's business, JZ's Sweets. Takiyah loves to sing and dreams to become a nurse, veterinarian, and ballerina. She hopes that other kids will grow to love reading through Re-Re the Reader.
Award-winning artist Jasmine Mills is a celebrated painter, illustrator, and digital artist. Her work transcends the traditional, poetically merging mixed media, stylistic boundaries, and artistic genres. A true creative, she views art as the purest form of expression and passionately explores the varied textures of life and the underlying connections between people, places, and time. The result offers the viewer a profound insight into the common human experience. With vivid color and clever brushstrokes, her artwork is a form of language that communicates an ethereal world of whimsy and fantasy.