1005 Portage Ave South Bend, IN 46616
What are the 3 adjectives you would use to describe your bookstore?
Uplifting, Fun, Challenging
Share a quote from a book or poem that bares your bookstore’s soul.
“won’t you celebrate with mewon’t you celebrate with me / Lucille Clifton
what i have shaped into a kind of life? i had no model.
born in babylon
both nonwhite and woman
what did i see to be except myself?
i made it up
here on this bridge between
starshine and clay,
my one hand holding tight
my other hand; come celebrate
with me that everyday
something has tried to kill me
and has failed.”
Why was your bookstore founded/what role does it play in the community?
We get books into the hands of children who have been underrepresented in literature and we “uplift marginalized voices.” We are community leaders and speak around our area
Which champion/warrior/wildcat (real or mythological) does your bookstore channel most?
What makes your bookstore unique?
I try to read all the books I want to display or highlight.