Mia Wenjen (@Pragmaticmom) is the founder of pragmaticmom.com, co-founder of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, has her first picture book, SUMO JOE, coming out March of 2019 through Lee & Low Books and is Co-Chair for the upcoming KidLitCon 2019.
Mia’s passionate about her role in promoting diverse books and encouraging kids to read. During our conversation we discussed her role as a #KidlitAdvocate, her passion for promoting diverse children’s books, her upcoming picture book, her next project addressing #ownvoices, and her website, pragmaticmom.com which provides a great resource for parents to find books for their kids.
To learn more about Mia Wenjen and to find recommendations for kid’s books, check out her website, pragmaticmom.com.
Books mentioned in this episode:
The Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey
Alvin Ho by Lenore Look (Author), Leuyen Pham (Illustrator)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
The Zodiac Legacy by Stan Lee & Stuart Moore
Tiny, Perfect Things by M.H. Clark (Author), Madeline Kloepper (Illustrator)
Magnus Chase Series by Rick Riordan
To learn more about the books mentioned in this episode, check out your local library or bookstore.