Mitali Perkins has written several novels for young readers, including Rickshaw Girl (a NYPL best 100 Book for children in the past 100 years), Bamboo People (an ALA Top 10 YA novel), and Tiger Boy, which won the South Asia Book Award for Younger Readers. Mitali was born in Kolkata, India, and has lived in Bangladesh, India, England, Thailand, Mexico, Cameroon, and Ghana. She currently writes and resides in San Francisco, where she is an adjunct associate professor at Saint Mary's College of California. mitaliperkins.com
Using humor as the common denominator, a multicultural cast of YA authors steps up to the mic to share stories touching on race.
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