Diversity in Children’s Literature Fellow Adriana De Persia Colón Talks About Her Why

Sep 4, 2019 | Community Good News, Highlights Foundation News

“I like to write about kids who realize they were powerful all along.”—Adriana De Persia Colón

We asked Adriana, a 2019-2020 Diversity Fellow, why she writes for children:

Watch all of our 2019 Diversity Fellows talk about why they write for children.

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