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Jaimal Yogis

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Jaimal Yogis is an award-winning writer of numerous books including Saltwater Buddha, The Fear Project, and All Our Waves Are Water, which have been internationally praised and translated into numerous languages. More recently he has been writing children's books like Mop Rides the Waves of Life and Mop Rides the Waves of Change - named a 2020 Favorite by the Children's Book Review and one of the best sports books for all ages by Book Riot. Jaimal's middle-grade graphic novel series, City of Dragons - a collaboration with Vivian Truong - released from Scholastic in 2021 and became an instant national...

Lisa Rogers

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LISA LaBANCA ROGERS is an elementary school librarian and a former newspaper reporter and editor. She grew up in West Long Branch, NJ, not far from where Thaddeus Marshall, the inspiration for William Carlos Williams' poem "The Red Wheelbarrow," tended his garden. 16 WORDS: WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS AND THE RED WHEELBARROW, her first book for children, received starred reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly, was reviewed in The New York Times Book Review, is a Julia Ward Howe Award winner, a Junior Library Guild Selection, and a 2020 Bank Street Best book, among other honors. Her initial manuscript...