Kristi Bernard loved to read as a child and constantly surrounded herself with books from her local library. She earned her BA in English with minors in Education and Minority Studies from Wichita State University. She is a writer, blogger and book reviewer. In her career she has produced Standard Operating and Procedures manuals for several corporations and city governments. She promotes literacy, diversity and inclusion books for children, authors and illustrators on her blogs Kristi’s Book Nook and The Neophyte Writer.