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People-Bestselling Author Renée Watson on Ending Her Middle Grade ‘Ryan Hart’ Series: ‘It’s Bittersweet’ (Exclusive)

The Skanner-The Third in Renée Watson’s Children’s Book Series Publishes September 27

Publishers Weekly-Bloomsbury Partners with Renée Watson and Indie Bookstores for Book Donations

In-Between Press Release-RACC Teams Up with Portland’s Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to Support Local Black-led Art Projects

Kirkus Fall Preview Interview-Fall Children’s Preview: Renée Watson

NPR-'Born on the Water' puts the '1619 Project' into kids' hands

Chalkbeat New York-How a Harlem school uses The 1619 Project in teaching history

Publishers Weekly-In Conversation: Renée Watson and Brendan Kiely

ESSENCE-Nikole Hannah-Jones and Co-Author Renée Watson Debut 'Born on the Water,' a New Children's Book Based on The 1619 Project

CBS -Why diverse children's books are important tools for teaching kids about themselves and others

The New York Times - What Happens When an African-American Girl from Oregon Discovers Harlem?

The New York Times - Remember Langston Hughes's Anger Alongside His Joy

CBS - Arts collective in Langston Hughes' home carries writer's legacy

NPR - "Piecing Me Together" Novelist Says She Writes To Help Kids Feel Seen

School Library Journal - Interview: Renée Watson on YA Novel "Piecing Me Together"

International Literacy Association - Renée Watson on Literacy Connecting Readers

The Horn Book Inc. - Profile of 2018 CSK Author Award winner Renée Watson

Variety - Renée Watson’s ‘Piecing Me Together’ Novel Lands Film Adaptation at Warner Horizon

NPR - 'I See These Conversations As Protective': Talking With Kids About Race

TODAY- Hoda and Jenna Unscripted

The New York Times-‘This Is How It Is Now’: Ramona Quimby, Meet Ryan Hart

BuzzFeed-19 YA Books On Fat Acceptance That Are 100% Worth Reading

The Root- PageTurners: Manifesting Black Joy Across All Genres

#ItsPersonal Podcast- Renee Watson chats about family, Taboo and power of being see‪n‬

Women's Media Center/FBOMB- A Teen Girl Learns To Love Herself And Her Community in Renée Watson’s 'Love Is a Revolution'

NBC Black- 7 YA novels featuring strong, vulnerable, unique Black girls coming in 2021

USA TODAY-50 Black YA authors you should read, from Angie Thomas to Walter Dean Myers

PEN AMERICA- The Pen Ten: An Interview With Renée Watson

The New York Times -This Is How It Is Now’: Ramona Quimby, Meet Ryan Hart

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