Miss Attitude is taking her turn in the spotlight over at Amy’s SLJ blog. Stop by to hear her views on the importance of literature in fighting racism…here’s a taste:
Last but not least, all teens of color out there are my inspiration. I do what I do because I want all teens of color out there to see themselves in books. I want them to know that they aren’t alone in searching for books about people who look like them, I too am searching. I want to spotlight new up and coming authors of color writing for us teens. I want to create a change, to show the publishing companies that we want to see more YA books about people of color with colorful faces on the cover!