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Mượn Thị Văn and the cover of Wishes

Mượn Thị Văn on Wishes

The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators and their brand-new titles. In this post, Mượn Thị Văn talks about her new picture book Wishes, illustrated by Victo Ngai.
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Guest Blogger: Lee Wind

"That was the moment, for me, that the false façade crumbled – and all this beautiful, rainbow light of history shone out. That’s why I wrote No Way, They Were Gay? So kids and teens today would have what I didn’t have when I was their age – the tools to tear down that false façade for themselves, and let the beautiful diverse light of our true heritage shine on them."
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Guest Blogger: Laurie Wallmark

"So, how can we use books to encourage children’s interest in STEM? To do so, we need to ignite their excitement at an early age. Barriers to children embracing these fields include inadequate access and exposure, prejudicial expectations, and lack of interest, among other things. How can we help children overcome these obstacles? It’s easy. All we have to do is expose them to STEM-related books, both fiction and nonfiction."
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Gary D. Schmidt on Just Like That

The TeachingBooks Virtual Book Tour is your opportunity to learn from and build personal connections with extraordinary book creators and their brand-new titles. In this post, award-winning author Gary D. Schmidt talks about his new book Just Like That.
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