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About the author

Rita Lorraine

Rita Lorraine

Hello Everyone! I'm a former educator of 20+ years with an advanced degree in School Psychology and I'm currently a full-time children's writer, ghost writer, and freelance editor. I earned the 2014 SCBWI Letter of Merit for an unpublished Multicultural manuscript; I am the 2012 Lee and Low New Voices Award Winner; I am the author of Getting a Job in the Food Industry (Rosen Publishing, 2013), Getting the Most Out of MOOC: Massive Open Online Courses (Rosen, 2015); The Right Degree for Me in Healthcare (Rosen, 2015); and African Americans of Chattanooga: A History of Unsung Heroes (The History Press, 2008). I am also a Media Professional for the New York Journal of Books, a member of, and a member of 12x12 - 12 Picture Books, 12 Months.

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  1. 1

    Kristi Bernard

    Rita: very interesting interview. I would love to know more about Kyra’s research techniques. Thanks for sharing.

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    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Hi Kristi,
    Thanks for stopping through again. Kyra is a very generous author. I’m sure she would be happy to answer any questions you have. Just check the tail-end of the interview to find her email address and drop her a line.

    By the way, what do you write?

    Have a great one,

    Rita L.

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    Thomas Hubbard

    This was a great interview! Kyra Hicks is very talented, and I look forward to hearing more from her! Thanks for sharing!!!

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    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Hi Thomas,
    Thanks for stopping through, and thanks for your comment. Glad you enjoyed the interview. Kyra is indeed a talented lady, holding down a full-time job and producing such wonderful books at the same time. She’s an inspiration!

    Thanks again for your encouraging comment, and have a great day!

    Rita Lorraine

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    Harrison Retterbush

    Good share, great article, very useful. ­thanks.

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