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Erin Danielle Russell

Erin Danielle Russell loves writing and cooking, and especially enjoys an opportunity to write about cooking. She knew she wanted to be an author since she was 6, and spent her childhood writing stories about her imaginary friend, Melody, and anime fanfiction. She is the author of How to Trick the Tooth Fairy and will always believe in magic. She lives in the Midwest with her husband, Jacob, and her pet teddy bear, Stanley. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @ErinDRussell.

Tamisha is an art teacher and illustrator who received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and visual arts from Rice University and her master’s degree in computer art from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She maintains her childlike wonder as an educator for the New York Historical Society and Harlem School of the Arts. Tamisha also enjoys vintage art, clothes, and jazz swing dancing. Find her at


Books for Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Every May we celebrate the rich history and culture of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Browse a curated selection of fiction and nonfiction books by AANHPI creators that we think your students will love. Find our collection of titles here: Elementary School

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PRH Education Translanguaging Collections

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PRH Education Classroom Libraries

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