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DK Life Stories: Author Ebony Joy Wilkins Ph.D. is a writer of childrens literature and professor of English and education. Ebonys education research centers on African American childrens literature and childrens written responses and her stories for children and teens aim to highlight marginalized voices. Her debut novel Sellout (Scholastic Press 2010) is the story of an African American teen trying to find her place in the two very different worlds where she lives the all-white New Jersey town where her parents raised her and her Grandmother Tillys beloved Harlem NY. Ebony currently resides in Chicago. More information can be found at her website at Subject consultant Jamor Gaffney is a high-school history teacher and contributor to the official Hidden Figures curriculum guide. Literacy consultant Stephanie Laird is an instructional coach at Mitchellville Elementary in Mitchellville Iowa and is currently serving on the International Literacy Associations (ILA) Board of Directors through 2019. She was the 2014 recipient of the ILA Technology and Literacy Award. Stephanie is the President-Elect of the Iowa Reading Association and was the 2017 Conference Chair of the Iowa Reading Associations annual conference. Along with being an ambassador and advocate for education literacy and teacher leadership across her state Stephanie was a member of ILAs Literacy eLearning Communication and Culture Committee and has contributed to the International Literacy Day Activity Kit Literacy Daily and ReadWriteThink. DK Life Stories: Katherine Johnson – by