Of all the holidays kids have to celebrate, at least Valentine's Day should be Willi-proof. You give some cards, you get some cards - what could be simpler, right? Wrong! Willimena Thomas manages to mess up even Valentine's Day - 23 ways in fact.
Valerie Wilson Wesley is a contributing editor for Essence magazine and is the author of the Tamara Hayle mystery series for adults. She is also the author of Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do, for which she received the 2000 Award for Excellence in Adult Fiction from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two daughters.