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In nineteenth-century New Orleans, a praline lady strolls through the French Quarter, selling her delectable sweets. These entrepreneur women of color were once a common sight in the neighborhood. Young readers will go along with the praline lady as she makes her pralines, sells them from her basket, and grows her business.


"Praline Lady is a beautiful introduction to the legacy of this unique piece of New Orleans history."


- Picturebooks4learning

"Shining a bright light on Black female entrepreneurs, Praline Lady shows the possibility of a hardworking woman with a dream and a goal. "


- New Orleans Mom Blog

"This book is a brilliant look back at terms we have come to love in the city (shotgun house, calas, beignet, View Carre)."


- Black New Orleans Mom 

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