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“Walter often wrote books about the most difficult time in his own life—his teenage years—for the reader he once was; these were the books that he wished were available when he was that age. Throughout his life, Walter worked to … Continue reading

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SLJ on Diversity

diversityinya: schoollibraryjournal: (via Children’s Books. Still an All-White World? | School Library Journal) School Library Journal’s diversity issue is out now. Check it out at the link.

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awesome campaign by @oaklibrary Oakland Library rocks the #weneeddiversebooks campaign. #WeNeedDiverseBooks (with images, tweets) · arkipelagu

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Groundwood Books on We Need Diverse Books

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weneeddiversebooks: The team at Groundwood Books (groundwoodbooks.com) will be sharing #WeNeedDiverseBooks photos throughout the day through @GroundwoodBooks. just shared some of Groundwood (House of Anansi’s) wonderful books with a group of librarians yesterday! they are a great resource!

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Friendship

weneeddiversebooks: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because we would like to see our friendship in a book.

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Oh, the possibilities!

#weneeddiversebooks

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weneeddiversebooks: Recently, there’s been a groundswell of discontent over the lack of diversity in children’s literature. The issue is being picked up by news outlets like these two pieces in the NYT, CNN, EW, and many more. But while we … Continue reading

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A survey of children’s literature by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center has found that of 3,200 books surveyed (out of an estimated 5,000 books A worthy conversation continues … Children’s Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?

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CCBlogC: Same Old Story: The Stats on Multicultural Literature

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Are good children’s books about Natives really that hard to find? Debbie Reese on Native representation in children’s books. Insightful and important. How Children’s Books Fuel Mascot Stereotypes – COLORLINES

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