Lifting Diverse Voices: A Q&A with Authors Inspiring Discussion and Action with YA Nonfiction

Lifting Diverse Voices

On October 5th, we hosted the Lifting Diverse Voices webinar moderated by #ReadWoke founder and 2020 School Library Journal Librarian of the Year Cicely Lewis and featuring experts Talia Aikens-Nuñez, Lars Ortiz, and Dr. Artika Tyner. These three authors have all recently released Young Adult Nonfiction books that focus on prejudice, racism, and the ways that we can address the discrimination that has occurred in the past and continues to plague our society today.

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Lifting Diverse Voices – Free Webinar

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Are your teen readers interested in social justice? Are they connecting to the nonfiction content they’re reading? Join moderator Cicely Lewis and authors Talia Aikens-Nuñez, Lars Ortiz, and Dr. Artika Tyner as they discuss three fascinating YA books featuring authentic voices and hidden figures in history, which are sure to inspire discussion and action.

Read on to see what each author will be bringing to the presentation and how their books help educate and engage teen readers!

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