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Authors Corner celebrates the news from authors and illustrators about their recent or upcoming releases portraying diverse cultures from around the world.

The first section of Authors Corner has the most recent posts and are linked to the page with the author’s comments and book description. In the following section(s), we have archived previous posts alphabetically by last name and book title.

Brown, Monica
Tito Puente: Mambo King/Rey del Mambo
Waiting for the Biblioburro

Edinger, Monica
Africa Is My Home: A Child of the Amistad

Hopkinson, Deborah
THE GREAT TROUBLE, A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel

Kurtz, Jane
In the Small, Small Night

Lewin, Ted and Betsy
Puffling Patrol

Maureen McQuerry
Beyond the Door

Morellon, Judi
Ready and Waiting for You

Paquette, A. J.
Nowhere Girl

Rose, Naomi C.
Tibetan Tales for Little buddhas

Roth, Susan L. & Trumbore, Cindy
Parrots Over Puerto Rico

Sayres, Meghan Nuttall
Anahita’s Woven Riddle & Night Letter

Tonatiuh, Duncan
Separate Is Never Equal:  Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation

Whitman, Sylvia
The Milk of Birds

Williams, Karen Lynn
Beatrice’s Dream, A Story of Kibera Slum

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