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Rachael Bindas: All the write reasons

Rachael Bindas wasn’t satisfied with the way gender, race and familial structure was being portrayed in popular children’s books — so she decided to make her own.

By Lexi Kennell, Amanda Reed & Kyleen Considine

March 26, 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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