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Episode 11
August 20, 2021

William Still and His Freedom Stories: Interview with Don Tate

Don Tate is an award-winning author, and the illustrator of numerous critically acclaimed books for children. He is also one of the founding hosts of the blog The Brown Bookshelf – a blog designed to push awareness of the myriad of African American voices writing for young readers, with book reviews, author and illustrator interviews. Don frequently speaks at schools, public libraries and writing conferences, and participates in book festivals.

Some of the books Don has either written or illustrated include: Ron’s Big Mission, She Loved Baseball, Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton, Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions and more!

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