Sherri L. Smith

A Peek at the Creative Space of Sherri L. Smith

Joining us this week for Creative Spaces is author Sherri L. Smith. Sherri is the author of Lucy the Giant, Sparrow, and Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet. Her latest novel, Flygirl, was met with much acclaim earning a starred review from Booklist and being named to numerous “Best Of” lists including the 2010 ALA Best Books for Young People. Flygirl is a historical fiction YA novel set in the Jim Crow era of segregation during the onset of WWII. The description from the publisher reads, “Ida Mae Jones dreams of flight. Her daddy was a pilot and being black didn’t stop him from fulfilling his dreams.… Read the rest