Rebecca Langston-George is the author of twelve nonfiction books for children including the internationally published For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai’s Story. Her most recent title, Cesar Chavez: Get to Know the Leader who Won Rights for Workers, was released in January, 2019 (Capstone). She was a 2016 recipient of the California Reading Association’s Armin Schulz award for children’s writing in social justice.
In addition to serving as the Regional Advisor for the Central-Coastal region of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Writers and Illustrators), Rebecca is a full time educator. Previously, she worked as a certified independent consultant for Step Up to Writing. A proud past president of Kern Reading Association, Rebecca writes and (mostly) rewrites at a treadmill desk in Bakersfield, California. You can read more at www.rebeccalangston-george.com