top of page

Church Hat is being made into an animated short film.

Click on the donate button to join our crowdfunding effort to support this story. Thank you!! 


Debra Williams
Author and Executive Producer
Debra Williams Church Hat Author.jpg

Young people need to read books and see films about other children who look like them and are going through similar experiences.  Church Hat is a children’s book available on Amazon about a revealing conversation between a young Black boy and his Mother when she finds him playing dress-up, trying on her fancy hats. Instead of being in trouble, he experiences a joyful exchange that gives him the comfort of knowing that he can be curious and questioning without judgement or trauma.

Beautifully illustrated by artist Janine Carrington, the rhyming narrative captures a parent's loving guidance and the joy of a child's emotional safety in being accepted in a home where he knows he belongs.

It's a story for the whole family. If you are looking for a way to talk with your child about feelings that they are questioning, this bedtime story has tolerance and encouragement with a positive message on supporting a child to be their authentic self. Silence creates secrets, and ignorance can lead to fear. 

Buy a copy on Amazon and share how love always wins.

Now being made into an animated short film by the Baltimore Filmmakers Collective, a not for profit team, we are working on production now. 

Click here to  DONATE  and support our crowdfunding efforts to bring this story to as many screens as possible. 

Follow Debra on the following Instagram pages:

Contact Me for an Interview, Virtual Reading School visit or Book Signing

Thanks for connecting with me. I will be in touch soon!
  • Story to Screen
  • Story To Screen
  • Instagram
bottom of page