HOLLA! Little Flower (5K) doll and Little Flower Summer Reading Kit WINNER!!

CONGRATS Latoya Blackmon! Latoya Blackmon of South Carolina is the lucky winner of the Little Flower Doll and Literacy Pack donated by Dr. Florita Bell Griffin in support of the HOLLA! 5K Walk/Run Into the Freedom of Literacy! Latoya was also the winner of the 5K run in her age group. What a day, Latoya! Read More …

Little Flower Author’s Visit/Where Little Flower Got Her Power Book Reading

Houston, Texas. Awesome time today with approximately 400 – 3rd, 4th and 5th graders at North Shore Elementary School in Houston, TX. Little Flower and I presented and animatedly read to each grade-level separately and we weren’t even tired. The Teachers were awesome, Students well behaved and highly engaging, Parents generously supported financially, Administration gave Read More …

Youth Book Club at Yeadon Public Library, Yeadon PA, reads “Where Little Flower Got Her Power.”

Yeadon, Pennsylvania.  “Finally, a book about an African American Girl,” was the remark that one of these young ladies made about Little Flower. Thank you, Library Director, Mr. Richard Ashby Jr., for introducing Little Flower to this youth book club in Yeadon, PA.  “Run on Little Flower and spread the news that “Different Deserves Special.” Read More …

The Little Flower Doll: A Multicultural Ambassador for Civil Rights and Anti-Bullying

  Accompanies the Civil Rights, Anti-Bullying, Character Development and Literacy-Based Children of The World Storybook and Educational Series COMING APRIL 1, 2016! JOIN US FOR THE LITTLE FLOWER (FACEBOOK FRIENDS AND FAMILY) DOLL LAUNCH APRIL 1, 2016 – AUGUST 1, 2016   SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY OFFER!

HOLLA plans Black History Month reading challenge

MORVEN, NC — February is Black History Month as well as the month of love. HOLLA — Helping Our Loved ones Learn and Achieve — is combining the two for the inaugural Black History Month Reading Challenge to promote and foster a love for reading in young children. Students in third through sixth grades who Read More …

Dr. Florita Bell Griffin named recipient of Zora Neale Hurston Award for promotion of African-American Literature

BOSTON, MA— Dr. Florita Bell Griffin, Creative Director of ARC Communications, LLC, a Texas-based Visual Art Communications and Publishing Company is named as the 2016 recipient of the Zora Neale Hurston Award, an annual achievement award administered by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association and sponsored by Read More …

The Little Flower Novelette Curriculum Development Guide is introduced at the 2015 North Carolina Association of Compensatory Educators (NCACE) Conference

Greensboro, NC – Little Flower Team Members, Asa Bell, Jr., and  Florita Bell Griffin introduce the Little Flower Novelette Curriculum Development Guide at  2015 North Carolina Association of Compensatory Educators (NCACE) Conference, held in Greensboro, NC October 28-30, 2015.  

Meet Attorney Asa L. Bell, Jr., COO – ARC Communications, LLC

Attorney Asa L. Bell, Jr., MBA,  has been named Chief Operating Officer of ARC Communications, LLC., of Texas, Director of Marketing, and a chief development strategist for the Little Flower® Brand. Attorney Bell is a member of The Flood Group, an organization that serves as a vehicle for bringing together diverse talents and forces within the community to Read More …

The Prettiest Pearls Inc. of Houston are Partners of Little Flower

Little Flower is a proud partner of The Prettiest Pearls Inc. of Houston, Texas. The Prettiest Pearls Book Club, led by Ms. Paula Dean, and to referred to as  “The P3 Experience,” began reading “Where Little Flower Got Her Power – A Little Flower Novelette,” during their monthly meeting on Saturday, September 26, 2015. PRETTIEST PEARLS HAVE POWER! Read More …

Little Flower Novelettes Reviewed by Dr. Takeda LeGrand, Diversified Comprehensive Solutions, LLC

Griffin, F. Bell (2014). Where Little Flower Got Her Power: A Little Flower Novelette (Children of The World Storybook and Educational Series). College Station, Texas: ARC Communications, LLC. 103 pp., ISBN: 978-0990554028 Griffin, F. Bell (2014). How Little Flower Got Her Power and Almost Lost It: A Little Flower Novelette (Children of The World Storybook Read More …

Mrs. Trotti’s Librarian Review – Book One – Where Little Flower Got Her Power

  I love Little Flower! I’m trying to remember If I’ve ever felt this strongly, this quickly about a character. She has taken me back to my fifth grade year.. I had forgotten how much I enjoyed just looking at Bailey Hines! ‘Funny how people just appreciate flowers and don’t care about size, shape, color Read More …

Author Florita Bell Griffin, PhD featured at 5K Literacy Walk

On May 9, 2015, the HOLLA! Center of Morven, NC staged a 5K Walk/Run, as well as provided the kick-off location for “Florita Bell Griffin’s Little Flower International Cultural Art Project” of Houston, Texas. Hundreds took advantage of the perfect weather and were on hand to support the literacy call to action. “This was a huge turnout,” Read More …

Four Top Benefits of Strong Reading Skills – Episode Five

Four Top Benefits of Strong Reading Skills I love reading. I always have. My mother taught me how to read when I was very young, and although I struggled academically for many years during my educational journey, as chronicled in my book, “The Little Flower Vignettes – Story Behind The Story,” the ability to read Read More …