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Student-published children’s book promotes acceptance

Student-published children’s book promotes acceptance

By Maggie Young, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories

Rachael Bindas, a senior English writing major and a gender, sexuality and women’s studies minor, is pursuing certificates in children’s literature and sustainability. But before she decided on her children’s literature certificate, she wrote a book first.

Rachael Bindas: All the write reasons

Rachael Bindas: All the write reasons

By Lexi Kennell, Amanda Reed & Kyleen Considine

March 26, 2018


Filed under Silhouettes 2018

Rachael Bindas was reading children’s books to her 4-year-old sister, Bria, in the summer of 2017. The books focused on important topics for children to learn — like nature and love — but featured gendered, white characters, only catering to one kind of reader. Bindas — a junior fiction w...

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