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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 I earned the 2014 SCBWI Letter of Merit for an unpublished Multicultural manuscript; I am the 2012 Lee and Low New Voices Award Winner; I am the author of Getting a Job in the Food Industry (Rosen Publishing, 2013),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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    Kristi Bernard

    This is a great site with lots of information.

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    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Rita Lorraine Hubbard

    Hi Kristi,
    Thanks so much for stopping by, and thanks for your comment. Mr. Myers is both talented and generous with his time. I know I learned a lot just interviewing him. Have a great week!

    Rita Lorraine

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    P V Ariel

    Rita, A very timely interview, you did your job well here apt questions and apt answers, though it was spread over three pages, but still i feel that, that was an abrupt end, hope you can interview again sometime with more thrilling and informative Q & A.
    Thanks for sharing this. Myers and son great going. wonderful personalities. Have a Wonderful History Month.

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    Mindy Ternes

    Amazing. Thanks for such a wonderful post.

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