2022 Teachers Across the World

Teacher of the Year Award Recipient 


Tonya Grant is an elementary school librarian and former classroom teacher with over twenty years of experience. She is currently a member of the Georgia Library Media Association and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She served on the Georgia Picture Book Committee sponsored by the College of Education at the University of Georgia from 2015 to 2018. That experience allowed her to showcase her passion for reading. As a writer, she uses her words to offer advice, inspire and encourage people of all ages. Her magazine credits include ParentLife, Clubhouse Jr., Atlanta Parent, and Highlights. She’s also published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Believe in Miracles. When she’s not reading or writing, she enjoys watching movies, working out, and game nights with her husband and two sons.