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Writers Against Racism: “Who I am comes out in what I write,”

…are the words of Katherine Paterson in today’s New York Times as she prepares to lead as national ambassador for young people’s literature.  By MOTOKO RICH New Envoy’s Old Advice for Children: Read More

“I want people to be reading about children of other places and other races and religions,” she said. “I think novels are a wonderful way to do that because you get in somebody else’s psyche and you see things quite differently than the way you see things simply through your own eyes.”