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Who Is Lakita Wilson?

Lakita Wilson is a Professor of Education, Writer and Advocate for diverse and inclusive children’s literature. A 2017 recipient of SCBWI’s On-the-Verge Emerging Voices Award, Lakita is currently working on her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Lakita lives in Maryland with her two children and Shih-Tzu. 



Melanie Castillo 


Published Books

Michelle Obama: Get To Know The Influential First Lady and Education Advocate, Capstone Press, Jan 1, 2020

Rosa Parks, Pebble, Jan 1, 2020

Thurgood Marshall, Pebble, Jan 1, 2020

Upcoming Published Works

LIZZO: Breakout Artist, Lerner Publishing Group, Aug 20, 2020

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