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Gene Luen Yang, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature


Reading Without Walls, 2016-17 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. Image credit: The Children's Book Council | Every Child a Reader.

For his two-year term as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang traveled nationwide to promote his platform, "Reading Without Walls," showing kids and teens that reading is a vital part of their lives and speaking to parents, teachers, librarians—everyone invested in young people's literacy—about how better to connect with kids and teens and help them love reading.

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