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Creators IRL: On What It Means To Be An American

Happy Thursday! In the first video for Creators IRL, What It Means to Be an American, you’ll hear Atia Abawi, Renée Ahdieh, Chelsea Clinton, Adib Khorram, and Tochi Onyebuchi cover topics like what America means to them and what they hope America will look like in the future.

Creators IRL is a video series that grew out of the ever-present need for representation, diversity, inclusion, and productive conversation in the book community. This series will cover topics like identity, feeling othered and seeing yourself in books, cultural traditions, and more. 

Authors Featured in the Video 

A Land of Permanent Goodbyes by Atia Abawi

Smoke in the Sun by Renée Ahdieh

She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History by Chelsea Clinton; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger 

Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

Crown of Thunder by Tochi Onyebuchi

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