Rachel Ruiz

School District 102

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Rachel Ruiz is the author of eight children’s books, including her debut picture book, When Penny Met POTUS (Capstone Young Readers, 2016). Rachel was inspired to write her first book after working as a video producer for Barack Obama on his re-election campaign in 2012, and her then 3-year-old daughter’s inquiring questions about “POTUS.”

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Great Lives Martin Luther King Jr.