Jael Richardson: The Stone Thrower (A Family-Friendly Event)

All ages are welcome to join author Jael Richardson for this reading of The Stone Thrower, a new picture book by Jael Richardson with illustrations by Matt James. The book is based on Richardson’s memoir of the same name, and examines the career of her father, African-American football player Chuck Ealey. Despite the racist taunts […]

Canadian Literature Centre’s Brown Bag Lunch: Jael Richardson

Author and advocate for literary diversity Jael Richardson discusses her father-daughter memoir, The Stone Thrower, which has been newly released as a children’s book in 2016. As Richardson unravels the story of her father’s life, she begins to compare her own childhood growing up in Canada with her father’s US civil rights era upbringing. Along […]

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