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Writers Against Racism: Get Caught Reading An AOC’s Book

I was hoping to end the summer, catching everyday people, reading books by Authors of Color.

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Please send these jpeg snapshots to me, via e-mail, with a short blurb about the setting and who is in the picture, name of the book, author etc. to…

abowllan@mediasourceinc.com

Let’s get these books into our home and school libraries! The goal is to get 100 AOC posted by September!

By the way, this is a picture of my son holding a book I am reading by an AOC, Desmond Tutu & Mpho Tutu, Made For Goodness and Why This Makes All The Difference (Harper Collins 2010)

Comments

  1. Ari says:

    I like this idea! I’ll link to it it in my Sunday blog post. I hope you get way more than 100!

  2. TuraLura says:

    Love it!

    Just found out about this thanks to @LitChat’s tweet. I’m going to do a special post about this later today. And I’m going to contact some other book bloggers and see if I can’t get them in on this too. ^_^

  3. Amy Bowllan says:

    Thanks so much, TuraLura! The goal is to get 96 Authors of Color’s books – Let’s catch ‘em all – reading!!!

    As always, thanks Ari, too!

  4. Brilliant idea.

    I’m helping spread the word as well. My post went up this morning!

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