“Words cannot adequately express our immense gratitude for the important work you do to inspire and empower educators and youth. Every moment was so special!” – Becky Allen, School Librarian

Vera Ahiyya (thetututeacher.com) (née Corbett) was born in Germany and raised in El Paso, TX with her wonderful mother and amazing grandparents. Originally a pre-med student, Vera realized her calling as an educator at Austin College in Sherman, TX, where she majored in History and Psychology and earned her MA in Education. Vera has taught Kindergarten and first grade for the last 16 years in Austin, Boston, and Brooklyn. Vera’s online presence is dedicated to influencing other educators by spreading her vast knowledge and love of diverse children’s books. Vera’s unwavering commitment to social justice and diversity is also the focal point of her professional development presentations for other educators. Vera lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband Lonnell and her dog, Mozi. 

Books by Vera Ahiyya

Region: Northwest

Categories: Picture Books

Genres: BIPOC