Best-selling author and Cherokee Nation citizen Traci Sorell writes inclusive, award-winning fiction and nonfiction in a variety of formats for young people. Traci is a two-time Sibert Medal and Orbis Pictus honoree for her nonfiction work. Her first five books have received awards from the American Indian Library Association. A Highlights Scholarship is directly responsible for the creation of two of her books – Powwow Day, a fiction picture book illustrated by Madelyn Goodnight, and Mascot, a middle grade fiction novel-in-verse co-authored with Charles Waters. Learn more about her work at tracisorell.com or @tracisorell on Instagram.
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