Torrey Maldonado

Praised by two NYC Chancellors for being a top culturally responsive
educator who has taught for nearly 25 years, Torrey Maldonado writes fast-paced,
compelling stories inspired by his experiences born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and his
students’ experiences; his books have garnered many starred reviews and wins spots on
“Best Books of the Year” lists.

Upcoming Workshops with Torrey Maldonado

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