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Writers Against Racism: Mitali Perkins (Women’s History Month)

Amy and Mitali

It was an honor to have Mitali Perkins speak to our 5th and 6th graders today.  Her spirit is infectious and she left our students wanting to learn more.  Take a look at a few clips from today. What was a highlight for me was that I finally got a chance to meet one of […]

Writers Against Racism: I Caught My Friends!


On Friday, I caught two of my friends, in the act! Friend number one is reading HONEY BABY SUGAR CHILD by Alice Faye Duncan (Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, 2005), while friend number 2 is reading Mitali Perkins’s SECRET KEEPER (Delacorte Books 2009) And while I have not yet reached my September 1st goal of catching 100 people, reading […]