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Teaching Tolerance & Understanding with Gene Luen Yang

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May 23, 2019 03:50 PM

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Gene Luen Yang
Gene Luen Yang is the National Book Award-nominated creator of American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints. Yang has also written comics based on Nickelodeon’s popular Avatar: The Last Airbender cartoon, the computer-coding mystery series Secret Coders, and several titles for DC Comics, including Superman, New Super-Man, and The Terrifics. Yang teaches creative writing for Hamline University’s MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults, founded the Reading Without Walls program, and was named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress in 2016. Yang has been a member of CBLDF's Board of Directors since 2018.