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I'm Traci Huahn and I write books for kids. My debut picture book Mamie Tape Fights to go to School will be released on May 7, 2024, and is available for pre-order now. Take a look around my site and follow me on Instagram and Twitter/X to learn more. Thanks for stopping by!


Black and white photo of author Traci Huahn writing at her desk. Her black and white dog is in the background.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a
single step...

Meet Mamie Tape, 8-year-old Chinese American changemaker who fought for the right to go to school in San Francisco in the 1880s. Follow Mamie's brave steps and discover the poignant history of her California Supreme Court case Tape v. Hurley.


Author: Traci Huahn

Illustrator: Michelle Jing Chan

Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers/Penguin Random House


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Cover reveal and author and illustrator interviews with

Coming May 7, 2024

Latest News

Publisher's Weekly Rights Report announcing Crown BFYR's acquisition of Mamie Tape Fights to go to School.
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