Friday, October 11, 2013

Notes on Diversity in Children's and YA Literature


YA Pride Giveaway from Malinda Lo

Africa Access Review reading program

28 Days Later Call for Submissions - The Brown Bookshelf would like nominations for your favorite black authors and illustrators. They will feature one a day during Black History Month in 2014.

Book Lists

Scholastic Book List for Hispanic Heritage Month

Diverse Releases for Oct. 8 via DiversityinYA

October Releases on Pinterest via Edi Campbell

The South Asia Book Award via Edi Campbell

Children's and YA books featuring transracial adoption via Lee and Low

Book News and Reviews

Antigoddess (YA) reviewed on Rich in Color - image via Goodreads

Jumped In (YA) reviewed on Rich in Color - image via Goodreads

How I Became a Ghost (YA) reviewed on The Pirate Tree

Courage Has No Color (NF) reviewed on SLJ

A Rogue Lego Party (YA) via Cynthia Leitich Smith

Tiger Girl (YA) was released on Oct. 7

Knock Knock (PB) reviewed on SLJ including the video of the poem that was the inspiration.


Bilingual interview with Euliser Polanco via Book Box Daily

On Diversity and Character Depth by Jennifer Laughran

Latina editor shares insights on how to get published - interview with Marcela Landres and post via Tu Books

Why Diversity in Media is Important by Brie

True or False? Multicultural Books Don't Sell by Elizabeth Bluemle via Lee and Low

Concept Books a Much Needed Multi-Cultural Spin via The Picture Book Lab

Heck YA, Diversity! Diversity for the "Cultureless" by Shana Mlawski via Forever Young Adult

2013 LGBT YA by the Numbers by Malinda Lo

Great Resources

**New Blog - Latino Kids in Lit

CBC Diversity Newsletter

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