book review: Marley Dias Gets It Done (and so can you!)

Title: Marley Dias Gets it Done Author: Marley Dias Date: Scholastic; January 2018 nonfiction I hate that I couldn’t hear Marley Dias open ALAMidwinter because I would love to have had the opportunity to hear this dynamo speak. In 2015, Marley began an initiative she dubbed #1000BlackGirlbBooks because she wanted to see more books featuring… Read More book review: Marley Dias Gets It Done (and so can you!)

Diversity in Youth Literature: The Research

As promised, today I have a post on trends in resesearching “diversity’ in youth literature from Dr. Angel Daniel Matos. Even if you’re not a scholar, you’ll appreciate the attention thatAngel’s piece brings to shifts we’re observing in youth literature. This body of work will continue to grow particularly with the new Research on Diversity… Read More Diversity in Youth Literature: The Research