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Mitali Perkins

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Mitali Perkins was born in Kolkata, India, and immigrated to the States when she was seven years old. She's written several books for young readers, including BAMBOO PEOPLE, RICKSHAW GIRL, MONSOON SUMMER, and SECRET KEEPER. She is also the editor of an anthology: OPEN MIC: RIFFS BETWEEN CULTURES IN TEN VOICES. Mitali maintains a website (mitaliperkins.com) and blog (mitaliblog.com) where she chats about books between cultures. Follow her at twitter.com/mitaliperkins.


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The children's and young adult book publishing community is converging in San Francisco for the American Library Association's Annual Convention this weekend. The buzz is palpable; the parties already starting. Here's my schedule:

Wednesday, June 25:

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" Thanks so much for your encouragement, Marcy. I love hearing from you. "
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“what counted was helping her father achieve his dream-and finding interesting stuff to put in her blog.”
Mitali Perkins, Extreme American Makeover

“rule number eight: noting ventured, nothing gained”
Mitali Perkins, Monsoon Summer

“Good humor pokes fun at the powerful — not the weak.”
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Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!* hi! thanx 4 accepting my friend request! i was really happy that i found your profile on this site... :D i don't know if you remember me from that book signing, but i am a teen writer who is always looking for feedback. so if you have some advice, or if you would read some of the writing that i have posted on this site, i would really appreciate it. :) thanx again!


Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!* i just read your book monsoon summer! :D i thought it was awesome; i'm glad i read it!


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