Kaylani Juanita – A House For Every Bird
In the interview, Kaylani discusses racism and children’s literature. Today’s featured book, A HOUSE FOR EVERY BIRD, is about a young artist whose drawings rebel against her when she tries to put her sketched birds in houses that match how they look, but not how they feel.
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