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Multicultural citizens

Patricia Polacco grew up in an urban Oakland neighborhood where different colors, prayers, food, and dress were commonplace. Her multicultural books bring this diversity to children, no matter where they live.

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Patricia Polacco

Children’s Author

Patricia Polacco tells warm family tales drawn from her own childhood among an extended immigrant family of grandparents and cousins. In this exclusive video interview with Reading Rockets, Patricia Polacco talks about writing and illustrating and the passing down of family history whose themes resonate with readers of all backgrounds.

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