New Hampshire’s SANDRA NEIL WALLACE, the daughter of a refugee and concentration camp survivor, became a changemaker herself by shattering the glass ceiling in sports journalism as the first woman to host an NHL broadcast on TV. Her books have won national awards including, NCTE’s Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction and been chosen by Kirkus Reviews and Booklist as Best Children’s Books of the Year. She writes books for young readers about people who break barriers and change the world.

She became a U.S. citizen in 2016 and is a member of the Keene Immigrant and Refugee Partnership and advisor to The Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College, where she received the Outstanding Woman of New Hampshire Award in 2019.

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