BronxMama Spotlight: Samantha DeGrasse

Samantha DeGrasse was born and raised in the Bronx. She is an accomplished published children’s author. Her second book was just released titled, “Taber Is Beautiful,” available on and  DeGrasse has put on workshops throughout the area on topics such as confidence, self esteem and character education. BronxMama enjoys highlighting accomplished people who have come from the Bronx, and Samantha is definitely a great example of that!

Taber is the story of a horse who struggles with a facial flaw; a mole on her nose. With an encouraging mother and friends who never leave her side, Taber learns the importance of acceptance, confidence and self esteem. Taber is a touching story of inner strength and inner beauty.

Learn more at Samantha’s site,



  1. Her mom was my 7th grade math teacher! I think it’s so awesome to see her as an accomplished author now!

    God Bless!! 🙂


    1. that is awesome!! Love hearing these stories!


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