From superstar athlete, record breaker, entrepreneur, philanthropist (and mama) Serena Williams, comes a magical picture book in which a little girl learns to believe in herself with the help of her doll and best friend, Qai Qai.
“Don’t be scared, Best Friend! I’m right here with you, always!”
“But what if I’m not good enough?”
“Girl!” Qai Qai answered. “You’re already good enough when you walk in the door! Come on, let me show you.”
Baby Girl has a dance recital coming up, and she can't help but worry. She's practiced and practiced, but what if something goes wrong? What if she forgets the steps or freezes up during her solo?
Luckily, her best friend Qai Qai the doll has her back! When Qai Qai comes to life, they go on a magical journey that shows Baby Girl that she’s ready for the stage.
The Adventures of Qai Qai, a heartwarming picture book from beloved athlete Serena Williams, shows readers the power of believing―in your best friend and in yourself.---from the publisher
40 pages 978-1250831408 Ages 3-6
Keywords: dance, performing arts, friends, friendship, self confidence, believing in yourself, worrying, dealing with feelings, dealing with emotions, African American and Black stories, African American author, Black Girl books, diversity, diverse books, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old