Post #24: 9 YA Authors Discuss Music, Chronic Illness, and More in March’s YA Open Mic

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Here’s a 9-for (instead of a 2-for.) 9 YA authors talk just a little about themselves. It’s a slice in the life of a person, and so often we think we know all there is to know about a person, but peeling back the layers of a life reveals intricacies we never knew existed.

Michael Waters: 9 YA Authors Discuss Music, Chronic Illness, and More in March’s YA Open Mic

*New readers may wonder why I’m sharing these posts and why they’re numbered. Here’s a link to my post I’m Giving Up HATE, PREJUDICE and INDIFFERENCE for Lent.

And here are my latest 5 posts in the series:
Post #19: Beyonce in Formation
Post #20: #OscarSoWhite
Post #21: #OwnVoices: Why We Need Diverse Authors in Children’s Literature
Post #22: The Pain of Growing Up Muslim in Post-9/11 America
Post #23: What You Imply When You Call a Disabled Person Inspiring

*Please remember to leave the sites I post clean. We are here to learn, not debate. Even if you disagree, we need to learn that just because we have an opinion, doesn’t mean we need to share it all the time.*

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5 thoughts on “Post #24: 9 YA Authors Discuss Music, Chronic Illness, and More in March’s YA Open Mic

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