This month, several of us Austin authors are guest-blogging for BookPeople’s new Modern First Library program. The latest to do so is Cynthia Leitich Smith, author of the Feral series and Tantalize series for young adults as well as several picture books, including Jingle Dancer.
Here’s a little of what Cyn has to say:
When we talk about diversity in books, we often mention the concept of “windows and mirrors.”
I ached for a mirror. Books, for all their blessings, had failed me in this regard. However, I saw Star Wars in the theater over 380 times.
For the rest, pop on over to BookPeople’s blog.