Articles & Resources
Diversity and representation is important to us, so we’re often researching more information on the topic. As we come across good articles and resources, we’ll post them here for other people. If you have an article or resource you think we should list, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The fallacy of shielding boys from books that star girls, by Heidi Stevens in the Chicago Tribune.
- Nickelodeon’s Diversity “Problem” Is That It Likes Diversity, by Jazmine Hughes, on the Hairpin, October 7, 2014
- Why Your Daughters Need More Star Trek, by Justin Beach on the Huffington Post, September 23, 2014
- The Power of Doc McStuffins, by Katti Gray on Women’s Media Center, September 22, 2014
- Science Fiction Picture Books for the Youngest Readers, by Jason Boog on GalleyCat, July 14, 2014
- Where are the People of Color in Children’s Books? by Walter Dean Myers in the New York Times, March 15, 2014
- I See White People, by KT Horning, Cooperative Children’s Book Center Blog, July 11, 2013
- For Young Latino Readers, an Image is Missing, by Motoko Rich in the New York Times, December 4, 2012
- We Need Diverse Books, a campaign and large resource for information about the importance of diversity in kidlit.
- I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell do I Read? “For teens (queer or not), for librarians, for teachers, for booksellers, for people with teens in their lives and for anyone interested in YA books with GLBTQ characters and themes.”
- Children’s Books by and about People of Color Published in the United States, The Cooperative Children’s Book Center, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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