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: https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/vmnelson
→ Watch Vaunda and R. Gregory Christie accept the 2012 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Award.
→ 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