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Tracey Baptiste
Attended New York University
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Finally, the last jumbie in the video field guide: the soucouyant! I think she's one of the creepiest!
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My post today at the Children's Book Council's Diversity Blog
Contributed to CBC Diversity by Tracey Baptiste I have an eight year old son. He is funny, and charming, and clever. He likes giraffes. And robots. A lot. I think if there were a giraffe robot somewhere his heart would explode from joy. Based on the debris in his room, he may be building one. He likes to build things. We made a lab in his closet so our parental need for a clean room wouldn’t impinge on his creativity. (I’m sorry to say it stil...
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In Episode 3 of Jumbies the field guide, the kids try to explain what a La Diablesse is. I'm not sure they succeed.
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Kids explain what jumbies are in this 4-part web series, Jumbies a Field Guide, Episode 1: Douen.
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Great interview that really shows the need for nonfiction books that present a wide variety of experiences.
By Cynthia Leitich Smith for Cynsations From the promotional copy of Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out, words and photographs by Susan Kuklin (Candlewick, 2014). A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an hon...
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How cute is this little monster?
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Have her in circles
757 people
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Donna McBroom-Theriot's profile photo
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Melody Smith's profile photo
Aydogan Oral's profile photo
davyone holley's profile photo
Mary White's profile photo
IDeclare WorldPeace's profile photo
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Author, Freelance Writer, Editor
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I write good books for young people. I can help you do the same.
Introduction
I'm the author of the 2005 novel, ANGEL'S GRACE and 7 non-fiction books including biographies of Al Gore and Jerry Spinelli.

Currently shopping a new novel that involves an island, a malevolent spirit, and a Very Brave Girl.
Bragging rights
My first novel, ANGEL'S GRACE was named one of the 100 best novels for reading and sharing by New York City librarians.
Education
  • New York University
    M.A. in Education
  • New York University
    B.A. in English Literature