Books, Writing

Continue #WeNeedDiverseBooks Campaign

  Cute photo for a serious matter. After BookCon, a major NY event for readers, listed their author’s lineup: 31 white males with one cat (Grumpy Cat), an article "Readers Deserve Better Than BookCon,"  made the headlines.  The article inspired a grassroots effort, #WeNeedDiverseBooks (#WNDB), to call attention to the continuing lack of diversity in children’s… Continue reading Continue #WeNeedDiverseBooks Campaign

Books, Latino Literature, Parenting

10 Reasons for Kids To Read Multicultural Books

Now that Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Book Friday is over I can get back to the Multicultural Middle Grade and YA books I promised to list (just in time for Cyber Monday). But first, let's discuss the term Multicultural Literature. A single book can be a mirror for some readers and a window for others" —Rudine Sims… Continue reading 10 Reasons for Kids To Read Multicultural Books