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Meet Jayylen

The series follows Jayylen a curious 8 year old boy with dreams of being an engineer when he grows up. Jayylen is a natural problem solver who likes taking things apart and figuring out how they work.  This sometimes get him in trouble with his teachers and parents. Jayylen and his best friend Lamson like to play soccer, baseball, basketball, video games and watch detective movies. Jayylen is charming, witty and has a big sense of humor.  Through Jayylen’s adventures kids are taken on wonderful playful discoveries that encourage them to try new things, do their best, be kind to others and the importance of family and friends.

Jayylen Trailer

Editorial Review

“For parents who want to introduce the meaning behind their Juneteenth celebrations.”—School Library Journal

Teacher Resource Guide

Each mini lesson is supported by the I will, We will, You will model. This approach provides a framework for teachers to demonstrate how to perform a task or activity, while giving students the opportunity to experience teacher support before working independently. By breaking down each lesson into these three stages, students can develop their skills and knowledge gradually, building confidence and independence as they progress. This format is essential to support effective teaching and learning by providing a clear model for students to follow.

Teacher Resource Guide

Each mini lesson is supported by the I will, We will, You will model. This approach provides a framework for teachers to demonstrate how to perform a task or activity, while giving students the opportunity to experience teacher support before working independently. By breaking down each lesson into these three stages, students can develop their skills and knowledge gradually, building confidence and independence as they progress. This format is essential to support effective teaching and learning by providing a clear model for students to follow.

Parent Resource Guide

The parent resource guide for Jayylen’s Juneteenth Surprise offers various ways to support students’ listening, thinking, and vocabulary skills. By having the adult read the text, children can concentrate on the meaning and vocabulary presented in the story. This approach allows for the development of critical thinking and analysis of the story’s themes and characters. The guide provides parents with valuable tools to engage with their children and facilitate their learning, making it an essential resource for families.

Parent Resource Guide

The parent resource guide for Jayylen’s Juneteenth Surprise offers various ways to support students’ listening, thinking, and vocabulary skills. By having the adult read the text, children can concentrate on the meaning and vocabulary presented in the story. This approach allows for the development of critical thinking and analysis of the story’s themes and characters. The guide provides parents with valuable tools to engage with their children and facilitate their learning, making it an essential resource for families.

Meet the Author

Lavaille Lavette is a New York Times best-selling author/editor, educator, producer and social entrepreneur. Her recent publishing success include NYTimes Best Seller “Finding Me” by Viola Davis and NYTimes Best Seller “Shut Up And Listen” by Tilman Fertitta. She is the Publisher and Managing Partner; One Street, Lavette Books, JVL-Novitatis Publishing.

Meet the Author

Lavaille Lavette is a New York Times best-selling author/editor, educator, producer and social entrepreneur. Her recent publishing success include NYTimes Best Seller “Finding Me” by Viola Davis and NYTimes Best Seller “Shut Up And Listen” by Tilman Fertitta. She is the Publisher and Managing Partner; One Street, Lavette Books, JVL-Novitatis Publishing.

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