Episode 36: The Power of Children’s Literature to Fight the System and Inspire Change

In this episode, I talked with Maggie Tokuda-Hall, author of many award-winning literary works, ranging from fantasy novels to picture books. She recently visited my school to talk about her books, how they related to social justice, and the true importance of books in a child’s life. During our conversation, I got to hear her unique perspective on the writer’s process, the duties of a minority writer, and the fight against book bans. Her insights made me laugh as much as they made me think deeply, and I learned so much. Tune in now to learn more.

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