Browse The Brown Bookshelf and learn what inspires some of today's most exceptional writers and artists of color. 

Enjoy info on a great one for each day of February!  Favorites include Daniel Beaty and his Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream (Day 13), and Christopher Myers, and his H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and Imagination (Day 18).  Also view Academy Award winning Octavia Spencer and her first novel, The Case of the Time Capsule Bandit (Randi Rhodes Ninja Detective) (Day 3).  View the author as she tells you about becoming a writer and how it all started with her being a "little nosy kid"!

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