Saide’s African Storybook Smangele Mathebula lead a group discussion themed Partnering around literacy recently held 2020 NASCEE virtual conference. Her presentation looked at the key lessons from African Storybook collaboration journey as a platform and producers of multilingual Open Education Resources for young children’s literacy development. The installment echoed the conference’s subtheme of working outside the boundaries of experience in literacy to create the possibilities for change and growth. Mathebula shared how partnerships are integral to these possibilities while providing contextual appropriate and multilingual reading resources in a collaborative approach with local communities of teachers, caregivers, change-makers and parents.