In this episode, host Jacqueline Douge has a conversation with SCBWI 2017 Emerging Voices winner, Lakita Wilson, M.Ed. Lakita Wilson is an author, educator and entrepreneur. Check out our discussion on the topics of her upcoming middle grade series that deals with life from the perspective of young Black girls, what motivates her to write & the importance of authors promoting their work.
To learn more about Lakita Wilson, check out Instagram at http://www.instagram/thesweetpeagirls.
Books discussed in this episode:
The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas
The Babysitters Club by Anne Martin
The Berenstain Bears by Stan and Jan Berenstain
The Annotated African American Folktales by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Maria Tatar
Young Gifted and Black by Jamia Wilson
Little Leaders by Vashti Harrison
To read or learn more about the books discussed during this episode, check out your local library or bookstore!
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