Links and Extras

→ Watch Vaunda discuss writing about her heroes on New Mexico’s PBS program, Colores.

 Read about Don’t Call Me Grandma on Betsy Bird’s Fuse #8 blog.

Read a Bookology review on Vaunda’s work by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Phyllis Root:

→ Watch Vaunda and R. Gregory Christie accept the 2012 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Award.


Vaunda and illustrator R. Gregory Christie collaborate on The Book Itch

→ Watch the book trailer for No Crystal Stair.


 Read Vaunda’s article “Mind the Gaps: Books for ALL Young Readers”.


Vaunda with National Memorial African Bookstore mural created by students at the University of Arizona’s Poetry Center, 2018


Drawing by Anabelle “Lizzie” Bui  — Washington Elementary School (Berkeley, CA) 2019