Victoria is Coming
By Tashima Dukes
Victoria is coming was created to help children celebrate tradition and gain cultural awareness among young children. Cultural awareness and tradition play important roles in helping young children develop a positive sense of identity and build self esteem. The main character Victoria is an Igbo girl born in America. Victoria has traveled the world with her magic passport and her family from the time she was born. The story begins with the family preparing for Victoria’s arrival and adhering to cultural practices within her culture. Following that, Victoria makes plans to meet significant family members and leaders within her village.