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We Need MORE Than More Diversity

The recent death of celebrated author Walter Dean Myers has seemingly left a void in that corner of Young Adult literature that is aware of representation and diversity, and produces works of fiction populated with a rainbow coalition of characters. … Continue reading

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Color Me Visible

If you were paying attention, last month you may have noticed two editorials running in the New York Times that addressed the lack of diversity in children’s books. Where are People of Color in Children’s Books?, by acclaimed author Walter … Continue reading

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