Taneeka Bourgeois-daSilva is an authorpreneur, educator, and blogger. She wrote the award-winning Broccoli Chronicles which won three literary awards and is the CEO of Building Voices and TCD Kids Foundation. She is a big advocate for reading and therefore created Reading Builds Character, a nationwide reading initiative to encourage more kids to read. Some of Taneeka’s article’s and books have been featured in the Merced Sun Star, IBPA’s Independent Magazine, the Children’s Writer’s Guild, the Big Bear Grizzly, the Chapman Alumni Blog, the CSUDH Newsletter, and in other media. She tweets at @taneekabdasilva.