Valorena Publishing provides inclusive literature, emphasizing diverse children in empowering stories for literacy growth. Our products foster a diverse literary landscape and contribute to literacy, cultural, socio-emotional, and life skills development. Our goal is to ensure young readers see themselves, promoting a lifelong love for learning and appreciation of their own literate lives. Dedicated to positive, representative narratives, Valorena Publishing nurtures a culturally enriched future.
With a PhD in literacy, Dr. Valerie Williams-Sanchez established Valorena Online, D.B.A. Valorena Publishing, in 2013 and is the creator of the self-published children’s book series, the Cocoa Kids Collection®. She is a passionate advocate for multicultural literature, self-publishing, and empowerment literacy for readers of all ages.