StoryMakers with Rita Williams-Garcia
Award-winning author, Rita Williams-Garcia, chats about her book Gone Crazy in Alabama and shows us her very own childhood diaries!
From Harper Collins:
Author of several award-winning novels, Rita Williams-Garcia continues to break new ground in young people’s literature. Known for their realistic portrayal of teens of color, Williams-Garcia’s works have been recognized by the Coretta Scott King Award Committee, PEN Norma Klein, American Library Association, and Parents’ Choice, among others. She recently served on the National Book Award Committee for Young People’s Literature and is on faculty at Vermont College MFA Writing for Children and Young People.
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One Crazy Summer and P.S. Be 11 are available from Amistad, an imprint of Harper Collins
Gone Crazy in Alabama Hardcover will be released April 21, 2015!
Host: Rocco Staino @RoccoA
Executive Producer: Julie Gribble