10-Year-Old Black Boy Decided to Write Books He Couldn’t Find in Library

When 10-year-old Elijah Robertson could not find the kind of library books he wanted to read, he began writing them. Rather than complaining or settling for less, this industrious young man decided to take the actions required to produce the outcome he wanted. He was inspired by his younger sister, who suggested he could write a book and showed him where to find online support.  Elijah now writes and publishes at Wattpad, an online platform that connects the work of writers with readers. Elijah has already  written 3 books.


To learn more about the brilliant Black boy, on a marvelous path to literary prowess, click here. Be inspired to share his truth: Black boys DO love to read—and write!

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