Diversity in Children’s Literature Fellow Jacqueline Barnes Talks About Her Why

Sep 11, 2019 | Black Voices, Community Good News, Highlights Foundation News

“The young person I am creating for is a younger version of me–a black girl that’s into black girl magic.”—Jacqueline Barnes

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

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