Light and Legacy: Asian American Nonfiction to Inspire Every Reader: A Conversation with Joanna Ho, Supriya Kelkar, and Christina Soontornvat about the importance of writing non-fiction stories for young people about Asian American history & culture that educate and inspire readers.

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Joanna Ho is passionate about equity in books and education. She has been an English teacher, a dean, and a teacher professional development mastermind. She is currently the vice principal of a high school in the San Francisco Bay Area. Homemade chocolate chip cookies, outdoor adventures, and dance parties with her kids make Joanna's eyes crinkle into crescent moons. Her books for young readers include Eyes That Kiss in the Corners. Visit her at www.joannahowrites.com and @JoannaHoWrites.

Supriya Kelkar learned Hindi as a child by watching three Hindi movies a week on VHS in Michigan. She grew up to be a Bollywood screenwriter and an award-winning author and illustrator of over a dozen books for kids. Her titles include New Visions Award-winner and international bestseller, Ahimsa, Global Read Aloud Middle School Selection Strong as Fire,  Fierce as Flame,  American as Paneer Pie,  My Name (art by Sandhya Prabhat), and her author-illustrator picture book debut, And Yet You Shine: The Kohinoor Diamond, Colonization, and Resistance. Learn more at www.supriyakelkar.com 

Christina Soontornvat is the award-winning and bestselling author of over twenty books for young readers. She is a three-time Newbery Honor recipient, whose works include All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team, which was also awarded the Sibert Honor and the Kirkus Prize for Young People's Literature. Born and raised in Texas, Christina currently resides in Austin with her family.

TeachAAPI is a group of LA-based parents who are building a community to foster awareness and education for AAPI-related cultural and racial issues within our schools.

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