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Grand prize children's author Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich on Coast Live

Posted at 10:20 AM, Oct 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-09 11:38:13-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - In January 2020, Suffolk Public Library competed nationwide in Zoobean’s Annual Winter Reading Challenge to be a top-performing library and won. Their prize was a chance to chat with and award-winning children's book author and editor.

We get a short preview as Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich ( joins us to talk about her work as an author, her role as an editor of We Need Diverse Books' "The Hero Next Door" and the importance of diversity in children's literature.

Watch the Suffolk Library virtual Q&A with Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich starting 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14 at