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Writers on Writing: Mitali Perkins/Anthologies

February 10, 2016


Anthologies are collections of works from different authors. Mitali Perkins recently worked on the anthology Open Mic: Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices, so I thought she’d be good to interview about anthologies. She was perfect! Why are anthologies important to children’s literature? Two reasons. First, they showcase different voices and introduce us […]

Around and About

October 22, 2015


Nicola Yoon recently announced that her recently released novel, Everything, Everything (Delacorte Press, 2015) has been optioned by MGM. Mitali Perkins shared that a narrative feature film based on her middle grade novel Rickshaw Girl (Charlsebridge, 2008) is currently in production and planned for a 2017 release. With all the children’s books that have evolved […]

book review: Bamboo People

October 25, 2010


title: Bamboo People author: Mitali Perkins publisher: Charlesbridge, 2010 main characters: Chiko and Tu Reh The hinges of the front door creak, and a rusty voice calls out, “Wei-Lin! I heard that boy of yours shouting from my kitchen. And I saw him reading a book. Outside.” It’s only Daw Widow. Mother lets go of […]