I watched it all the way through, mesmerized. And then waited for it to appear again, watching it whenever it was on. Eventually, I found a copy of the book and read it over the course of a weekend.
I recognized myself in Francie.
The "Queen Mother" or "Grandmother of the American Civil Rights Movement."
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”I wrote about The Bonsai Babes: A Love Story by Lora Nakamura a while back, when she was funding her Kickstarter campaign.
Nakamura said she hoped to highlight some of the local aspects of the story – the characters live in Alhambra and Downtown L.A. – and wanted to focus on themes including embracing differences, finding beauty in ourselves and others, following our hearts and pursuing our dreams.
Princess Priya loves to play board games with her prince and is passionate about science. She received a PhD. in Chemical Engineering with a focus on improving food processing techniques.
Princess Rafa is an avid artist who also loves to ride horses. In her spare time, she writes and directs plays in addition to sharing her artwork with others.
We want more realistic princesses and we want them now.Yes! So, I hope you'll consider backing this project and sharing these great coloring books with the special princesses (and princes) in your life!
Princesses who have science experiments to design. Who open art galleries. Go skydiving. Build robots. Princesses who were a little bit more like....all of the ambitious and smart and talented and courageous little girls you know!