‘Freewater’ with Amina Luqman-Dawson

PBS Books, in collaboration with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), is pleased to host a conversation with the 2023 Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Amina Luqman-Dawson, author of “Freewater.” This is Luqman-Dawson’s debut novel for middle-grade students in which she creates an imaginary world in the Great Dismal Swamp’s Freewater, pulling in and captivating the reader. She shares her research, provides insights into her characters, and her thought-provoking story, and takes readers on a fantastic adventure. Don’t miss this incredible conversation.

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