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Praise for Torrey Maldonado's What Lane?

In bestselling author Jacqueline Woodson highlights WHAT LANE? as an Essential Book for Discussing Racism with Kids. She says, “For anyone who’s ever been told to ‘stay in your lane,’ Maldonado’s poignant tale is sure to resonate… a wondrous coming-of-age story about blazing one’s own path.”

New York Times included WHAT LANE? in a roundup of 14 Best Anti-Racist Books Now


Torrey Maldonado featured on the cover of Story Monsters Ink July issue.

Matthew Winner also featured an interview with Torrey Maldonado on an episode of The Children’s Book Podcast. Host Matthew Winner asks, “How does [Maldonado] put this amazing amount of story and complexity into 120 pages? …It’s glorious.”

Mr. Schu Reads ran a Q&A with Torrey Maldonado during which WHAT LANE? is described as “short and perfectly paced."

Time Out New York includes WHAT LANE? in a roundup of “Kids' books about race that celebrate diversity and inclusion.”

WHAT LANE? featured in Book Riot as A Best Anti-Racist Book to Help Young Reader Challenge White Supremacy
Betsy Bird did a Q&A with Torrey Maldonado for her School Library Journal (132.5k UVPM) blog to talk about WHAT LANE?, which she described as “a book with three starred reviews and a finger firmly on the pulse of the nation right now.”


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Tiempo on August 18, 2019


Torrey Maldonao on Univision

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