I’m getting a lot out of the discussion in the comments of Roger Sutton’s blog post in response to Daniel Handler’s racist watermelon joke at the National Book Award ceremony last week. I haven’t read every comment yet, but there’s a lot here, a lot of people making astute observations and criticisms and explaining muddy… Read more »
We Need Diverse Books!
We Need Diverse Books from Undercurrent on Vimeo. Everybody, please go check out the We Need Diverse Books fund-raising campaign. Lots of good information over there about WNDB, which is dedicated to advocating and supporting non-majority narratives in children’s literature. If you can, contribute; if you can’t, consider passing on the news to someone else…. Read more »