Business records of Children's Book Press, a non-profit publisher devoted to publishing multicultural and bilingual literature
arriet Rohmer is the founder, publisher, and executive Director of Children's Book Press in San Francisco, California, the
pioneering non-profit press devoted to publishing multicultural and bilingual literature for children. Her creative vision
has shaped the development of more than sixty critically acclaimed books, including Just Like Me: Stories and Self-Portraits
by Fourteen Artists. Rohmer lives in San Francisco, California. When Children’s Book Press was started by Harriet Rohmer in
1975, she stated “my dream was for all children to be able to open a book and see themselves.”
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