Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:
– our community stands against bullying and marginalization
The Brown Bookshelf: A Declaration in Support of Children
Children’s author struggles to get stories of color in mainstream
Children’s Books About the Immigrant Experience
R.J. Palacio Brings Her ‘Wonder’ Message to Younger Readers
Social Justice Picture Books!
After Election, Librarians, Book Creators Vow To Support Children
Children’s laureates demand UK government investigate school library closures
One Way To Bridge The Political Divide: Read The Book That’s Not For You
5 Fat-Positive Queer YA Books
The winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature has been announced. First, let me say how very impressed I was with the entire list this year. It was filled with diverse authors and powerful wonderful stories and writing.
I love the winner and am thrilled to see a graphic novel win!
If you haven’t read this trilogy, you need to right away. It’s incredible.