It’s a great week for thinking about books for all kids.
On Tuesday, I’ll finally be at the Library of Congress to celebrate DIA, the American Library Association’s celebration of multicultural books for young readers. (If you’re unfamiliar with that event, go here and get on board: Dia fact sheet_0)
But it’s also a week where I’ll get to hear from you – I hope.
A few weeks ago, I pointed you to CBC Diversity as a place to stay informed about advocating for representative children’s books.
Today, I offer you another way to help make diverse books more available in classroom and community libraries – and to help get more authors of color at literary conferences. All you need is a smart phone and a magic marker.
Why do you think we need diverse books for kids?
Please answer the question, take a quick photo of your written response…
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