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‘The Amazing Zoe Brings Diversity to Children’s Literature’. Interview with Angie Seth, CTV News.

Author Valene Campbell of ‘The Amazing Zoe’ children’s book series and Dr. Dharon Cohen, Alzheimer’s Disease specialist who wrote the foreward to ‘Grandma’s Memory Box’,  discuss how this book supports children who may have a grandparent or parent who is living with Alzheimer’s Disease. An interview with Angie Seth, of CTV News

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Caribbean Camera: Great Reads For Our Young Readers

Valene Campbell is a mother who facilitates early antiracism intervention through diverse literature and the author of The Amazing Zoe series. Her collection of children’s books empathizes the importance of inclusion and representation for our little ones. Her books portray an intelligent little girl who “Defeats the Germie

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Alzheimer’s Toronto, Author Panel

It was an honour to have been invited to participate as an author panellist for the Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto. Some of the items I discussed included: -sandwich generation caregivers -caregiver stress management -Dementia and its increasing prevalence in the Black Community. I’ll also share

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Alzheimer’s Speaks with Lori La Bay

A New Children’s Book About Dementia, Getting Diagnosed, Educational Tips, Finding Care, Clinical Trials & More Our Host, Lori La Bey speaks with Dr. Sharon Cohen a neurologist specializing in Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis, care, and research. She is the medical director of the Toronto Memory

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Rainmaker

What children read sets the tone early for how they view themselves or others. Learn way Valene is committed to diversifying Canadian children’s literature. Read More.

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Mother’s Day Chat w/ MPP Andrea Horwath

Andrea Horwath has an annual Mother’s day chat with mothers in the local community. This year, 2021, she spoke with Valene Campbell, a children’s author, and Bushra Kahn, a florist. We discussed the inspiration behind our new businesses and how we can remain resilient during

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Rogers TV, Diverse and Converse: Ancestories

A panel of Black Canadian authors talk about their journey as writers and the need for more diversity in Canadian literature. Panellists: Ryan Antooa – Designer, Photographer & Author Valene Campbell – Founder/Author of The Amazing Zoe children’s book series Denise Lopes – Author Stacy

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AMI: Diversity and Representation in Kid’s Books

AMI-tv is the world’s first television network to broadcast all programs with open format described video for Canadians who are blind or partially sighted, and is included as part of the basic digital cable package from most television providers across the country at no additional

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Local Promotes Diversity in Children’s Series

The author behind a new line of children’s books promoting diversity has received a major honour — in the form of a nod from Mississauga’s Mayor. Mayor Bonnie Crombie recognized local author Valene Campbell, the creator of ‘The Amazing Zoe’ series, with a nod on

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Tame The Classroom Spotlight

This creator spotlight features Valene Campbell. Valene is an author and entrepreneur. In this interview, Valene talks about her experiences in business and her new book. Read More

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The Onyx Family Book Club Episode 1

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT – Onyx Family Book Club Starts July 1st 2020. They will feature 3 books per month, from children, young adults and the adult categories. The children’s book of the month is ‘The Amazing Zoe Defeats The Germie Germlins by Valene Campbell’. Watch it

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