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Quick Recap #2: Asian American Children’s Author Blog Series

The summer is almost over, it’s time for another recap post! Here’s who I’ve had on the blog so far: (For Weeks 1-5 click here) Week 6: Mitali Perkins, editor of Open Mic and author of Bamboo People Week 7: Livia Blackburne, … Continue reading

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Get to Know Asian American Chidren’s Authors: Mitali Perkins, Editor of Open Mic and Author of Bamboo People

Our next author in this blog series is one of my favorite authors, Mitali Perkins. I admire Mitali’s writing, her work ethic, and her outspoken activism. She tackles tough topics with aplomb and grace. (My review of Open Mic, her most recent … Continue reading

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Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices, edited by Mitali Perkins

I really wish I could hand this book to myself about 20 years ago. I found echoes of my own childhood experiences in every single one of these characters. I laughed, I cried, my heart went out to these kids … Continue reading

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