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Writers Against Racism: Moving Mountains in Denver

I am just a few hours away from boarding a plane to Denver, CO., to attend the 2009 People of Color Conference  - whose theme – Moving Mountains: Mining Within, reminds me of our W.A.R. series.  While it appears that we are trying to move mountains, all in an effort to raise awareness of the racism that still exists for authors and educators, I do believe [...]

Writers Against Racism: Grades 9-12 Reading List

Her first picture book, Bird, won the Honor Award in Lee & Low Books’ New Voices Contest; it was named Best of 2008 by Kirkus Reviews, a 2009 ALA Notable Children’s Book, and Bird won the Paterson Prize for Books for Young Readers. George’s latest and daring novel, Night Fires (ALADDIN, Simon & Schuster, 2009),  My [...]