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Grand Hyatt Atlanta (Buckhead)
3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

(Deadline for conference registration was August 1.  THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION OR MEAL PAYMENTS)
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Saturday, August 12 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Up and Coming Atlanta Writers

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Watch these two authors as they offer us some appealing children"s book.  Lewis presents Valerie's New Friends a story about friendship and racial acceptance. The book includes a teacher's guide for educators to introduce topics of diversity in the classroom

Wright introduces us joyful queen Imani who tries save her kingdom in Queen Imani: Queen of love and Smiles and plans to develop a series which includes Jay Christopher's Big Surprise.

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Andrea Lewis

Andrea D. Lewis, Ph.D., is an educator who values and models academic excellence. After perfecting the skill of teaching her dolls with an easel and confiscated worksheets from her mother’s classroom, Dr. Lewis graduated summa cum laude from Spelman College. She also earned a Master of Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Georgia State University. Additionally, she completed a Certificate in Theology and Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary. | | Dr. Lewis has published two books Preservice Teachers, Social Class, and Race in Urban Schools: Experiences and Strategies for Teacher Preparation (Palgrave Macmillan) and... Read More →
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Sandra Wright

Dr. Sandra Wright is a graduate of Florida A & M University. She was a 5th grade teacher for a few years before starting her own business, and eventually leading her to start writing. She loved visiting the library as a youth. Her love for books, led her to eventually start wr... Read More →

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