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Flushing teacher publishes children’s book exploring themes of optimism and community

Aug. 30, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed For Anastasia Difino, an English language arts and social studies teacher at P.S. 120 in Flushing, it has always been her dream to write a book and have it published. On Aug. 20, Difino’s dream became a reality when she celebrated the launch of her first self-published children’s book, “On the Bright Side,” with illustrations by Taylor Barron.  Difino was joined by children, parents, friends and family at the Beauty Bar Salon Spa in Flushing for an afternoon of snacks, creativity and a read aloud of “On the Bright Side,” followed by a guiding…
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