Don Tate is an award-winning author, and the illustrator of numerous critically acclaimed books for children. He is also one of the founding hosts of the blog The Brown Bookshelf – a blog designed to push awareness of the myriad of African American voices writing for young readers, with book reviews, author and illustrator interviews. Don frequently speaks at schools, public libraries and writing conferences, and participates in book festivals, including the Texas Book Festival; San Antonio Book Festival; The Savannah Children’s Book Festival; The Dallas Children’s Book and Literary Festival; The African American Children’s Book Fair, Bookamania, and at such conferences as The International Reading Association (IRA); Texas Library Association (TLA); National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE); American Association of School Librarians (AASL); National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS); The National Alliance of Black School Educators, others.
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