Standing Up · Teen/YA, ages 13–18 ·

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Standing Up · Teen/YA, ages 13–18 ·

Presented by: Word Vancouver

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Standing Up · Teen/YA, ages 13–18 ·

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September 23, 2021 9:30 AM PDT to 10:30 AM PDT
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Standing Up · Teen/YA, ages 13–18 ·

Presented by: Word Vancouver


Type: Reading 


Stand up for yourself. That ultimately is what it’s all about but getting there isn’t always that easy as these two authors’ stories show us. 


Hosted by Heige S. Boehm 


Readers:

Tanya Boteju (Bruised, Simon and Schuster)

Sabina Khan (Zara Hossain is Here, Scholastic Canada)


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Our Host

Heige S. Boehm 

Tanya Boteju

TANYA BOTEJU is a teacher and writer living on unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations (Vancouver, BC). Part-time, she teaches English to clever and sassy young people. The rest of her time, she writes and procrastinates from writing. Her novel, Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens (Simon & Schuster, 2019), was named a Top Ten Indie Next Pick by the American Booksellers Association, as well as selected for the American Librarian Association 2020 Rainbow List. Her next YA novel, Bruised (Simon & Schuster, 2021), has been selected as a Gold Standard book by the Junior Library Guild. In both teaching and writing, she is committed to positive, diverse representation. Visit her at tanyaboteju.com.

Sabina Khan

Sabina Khan writes about Muslim teens who straddle cultures. She was born in Germany, spent her teens in Bangladesh, and lived in Macao, Illinois, and Texas before settling down in British Columbia with her husband, two daughters, and the best puppy in the world. Visit her online at sabina-khan.com.


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