ALTON - Amoriah Gray, the 7-year-old author of the children’s story “Amoriah’s Magic Afro Puffs,” held a book signing at the Boys & Girls Club of Alton on August 10. With this being the final stop on Amoriah’s summer book tour, her mother Angela Gray said the event was “a huge success.”

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“Amoriah's Book signing at the Boys & Girls Club was a huge success. Several parents purchased books and T-shirts,” Gray said. “Other parents took information cards with her website to order later. Some of the Boys & Girls staff even ordered.”

In addition to copies of her book, T-shirts, coloring kits and more were up for sale at Amoriah’s latest book signing event. Gray said they also custom-made some T-shirts for the Boys & Girls Club of Alton.

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“To show our appreciation to the staff for everything they did for Amoriah this summer, we made shirts from our small business, Luv2Express Tees & More,” Gray said.

The custom shirts are orange and read “The Future of the World” with the Boys & Girls Club of Alton logo underneath - Amoriah also sported her own custom shirt, which says “This girl will change the world.”

This book signing was held during the final week of the Boys & Girls Club’s Summer Program, ending both the Summer Program and Amoriah’s summer book tour on a positive note.

For more information about “Amoriah’s Magic Afro Puffs,” including a book trailer and link to order, visit

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