Why is Everything Closed? is an uplifting, colorful story about an African-American family that helps young readers understand why they're under quarantine.


After Donovan and Zara learned a stay-at-home order has sealed them indoors with their parents indefinitely, they are determined not to waste too much time playing “Clean-Your-Room” games. They learn there is life beyond video games and TV, and their parents discover how much fun it is to entertain and challenge their children at home. 

There's a child in each of us. Learn how an unnatural catastrophe brings a family closer together. 



Why is Everything Closed? (A Coronavirus Tale)