Under the Radar

Are you a librarian or parent working to create a diverse book collection in your home or school? Don’t miss Lee and Low’s inventory and list of resources to help you along the way. Be certain to read The Brown Bookshelf’s feature from Carole Bostone Weatherford on why she entered the print on demand and… Read More Under the Radar

ALAN pt 2

I went to ALAN this year because Lyn Miller-Lachmann (Rogue; Nancy Paulsen Books) asked me to moderate a panel with her, Kekla Magoon (The Rock and the River; Aladdin) and Rene Saldana Jr (Juventud! Growing up on the Border: Stories and Poems; VAO Publishing). entitled “It’s Complicated: Diverse Authors Revisit the Classics”. We had a… Read More ALAN pt 2

One Giant First Step

First Book wanted to improve literacy for all young readers so they developed the Stories for All Project. This special initiative recognizes that children need to have books with characters and stories that are relevant to them. “We are not the first people to complain and worry about this issue. So we knew if we… Read More One Giant First Step