‘Teaching Sacred Worth’ with Eloise Greenfield

Eloise Greenfield, prolific and award-winning children’s book author, was at the United Methodist Building July 17 for a conversation with Ethnic Minority Young Adult Summer Interns, who were working in social-justice placements in the U.S. capital, and a webinar, “Children’s Books: Teaching Sacred Worth.”

Greenfield and EYA interns

Award-winning children’s book author Eloise Greenfield is shown with 2015 Ethnic Minority Young Adult Summer Interns.

Greenfield being interviewed by Grogan

The Rev. Desire Grogan (left) of Washington, D.C., Public Library System and Shiloh Baptist Church, is shown interviewing award-winning children’s author Eloise Greenfield.

The Coretta Scott-King Award-winning author has written more than 40 books for children: poetry, biography, picture books and older fiction.

“It was a delightful experience for all of us who were able to participate,” said Susan Burton, director of Women’s & Children’s Advocacy at the General Board of Church & Society.