Watch Now! Open Book: Every Body Shines

Watch as five contributors to the YA anthology Every Body Shines: Sixteen Stories about Living Fabulously Fat talk about their work and the importance of body diversity in youth literature today. Children and teens need to see themselves as more than the "funny fat friend" sidekick, and these authors deliver in this new collection of joyful short stories. The panel includes editor Cassandra Newbould and contributors Catherine Adel West, Kelly deVos, Rebecca Sky, and Francina Simone.

Recorded August 18, 2021.

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Every Body Shines