Press and media

Press and Media

JaNay was mentioned on Stephen Colbert's a late show

Stephen selects JaNay and her book IMANI'S MOON as an alternative to Dr. Seuss Books.

JaNay talks discusses her newest book "Grandma's Tiny House: A Counting Story" as well as some other fun facts!

JaNay reads IMANI'S MOON and talks about the wonderful American River College, where she used to teach in the Early Childhood Education Department!

JaNay on Good Day Sacramento

JaNay Brown-Wood and Charlesbridge editor, Julie Bliven talk SHHH! THE BABY'S ASLEEP!

A Case Study: JaNay Brown-Wood

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Click here to read about JaNay's inspiration for the WHERE IN THE GARDEN series.

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Click here to read about JaNay featured as an Awesome Author, and she talks about using disguised learning in books.

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Click here to read about JaNay 

as interview by American Lifestyles. She talks about the importance of diversity in childern's books.

JaNay talks about the importance of reading to young children with her daughter Vivian, on Good Day Sacramento as a representative for the 2017 Sacramento Black Book Fair.

JaNay participates in a panel discussing the importance of diversity within picture books for children.

IMANI'S MOON featured on Storytime with the Met

JaNay Brown-Wood joins Good Day Sacremento at Ruby's Books in Folsom to talk about "Amara's Farm!"

JaNay Brown-Wood with Watch. Connect. Read.

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Click here to read about JaNay featured in the Fresno Bee about her presentation at Clovis Community College.

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Click here to read about JaNay featured in the Made at Sac State blog.

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Interview in the CSU Sacramento Newsroom here.

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Click here to read about JaNay 

as she discusses her book Shhh! The Baby's Asleep.

Press and media

Podcasts

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Dream Gardens with

Jody Lee Mott

Dream Gardens children’s books podcast I interviewed author JaNay Brown-Wood about the picture book A Story About A ya, written by James Berry and illustrated by Anna Cunha.

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Here Wee Read with

Charnaie Gordon

JaNay Brown-Wood, PhD is an author, educator, literary advocate, and mother who is committed to nurturing the next generation of readers by writing stories with more diversity and representation.

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The Guest Book

Author of “Where in the Garden” Series JaNay Brown-Wood in conversation with Em Shipman, Executive Director of Kids Gardening.

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The Everyone ECE

Podcast

Carla interviews Dr. JaNay Brown-Wood whose education and experience have led her to be an award-winning children’s author, poet, educator, and scholar.