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Guest Blogger: Tanya Lee Stone

"Even the one piece I discovered to be missing once the picture was complete felt right somehow. In telling true stories, my goal is to be as thorough as possible, and to see the world through my subject’s eyes as best I can, but my view—and anyone else’s view of anyone’s story—will always have missing pieces."
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Margarita Engle and the cover of Light for All

Margarita Engle on Light for All

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 Margarita Engle talks about her new picture book Light for All.
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Guest Blogger: Kate Hannigan

"Throughout the three books, I have my characters meet these key real-life figures and learn from them. So that as the superheroes demonstrate the best ways to punch out supervillains, the historical figures also show them real-life skills. I want to plant the seed with young readers that the things we're good at—math, puzzles, pattern recognition, languages, even flying—might actually become our own superpowers."
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