Guyanese-American author celebrates Caribbean identity in new alphabet book

Pages from Stephanie L. Blair’s first book, “Sadie’s Caribbean Alphabet”; image courtesy the author, used with permission. Three months after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic, Stephanie L. Blair, a first-generation Guyanese-American, mapped out the concept for Sadie’s Caribbean Alphabet, a book for children who don’t typically see images of themselves in mainstream literature. While recovering from surgery, Blair, an administrative assistant at a New York City law firm who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics, had enough time on her hands to start putting he…

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