In this educator-focused series highlighting the work of Black authors and illustrators, Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul, best-selling author, founder of Red Clay Educators, and cofounder of the Institute for Racial Equity in Literacy, leads discussions with children‘s book creators about their work and the powerful ways their books can live in classrooms.
Dr. Cherry-Paul has created a Teacher Tip sheet for each of the titles highlighted in season 3. A link to each will be provided here ahead of each episode.
We’re delighted to announce Season 3 of the series with a new look and home on YouTube! You’ll find the schedule below along with access to previous episodes and corresponding podcasts. We appreciate your sharing this important work with colleagues and friends.
Join Us for Season 3!
Each discussion in the series will also be made available in our podcast archive page, as well as in the following platforms
Grammy Award winner Rhiannon Giddens celebrates Black history and culture in her unflinching, uplifting, and gorgeously illustrated picture book debut, Build a House.
The New York Times best-selling author of The Black Friend, Frederick Joseph, and seasoned activist Porsche Joseph have created an indispensable guide to social and political progressivism for young people and anyone wanting to get more involved in Better Than We Found It.
Aya de León is the Afro-Latina author of several suspense novels for adults, teaches creative writing at the University of California, Berkeley, and is active in movements for racial, gender, and climate justice. Undercover Latina is her debut for young readers.
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