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April Come She Will


Attanya: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because I love science fiction and fantasy books, but I’m tired of authors treating dragons and robots and magic as more plausible than black and brown characters

Jennifer: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because… when I was 13 a white girl told me it was selfishthat all of the protagonists in my stories were Latina because she “just can’t relate to nonwhite characters.” She made me feel guilty for writing about people like me. 

Aiesha: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because…Black Girls are more than sidekicks or “sassy, ghetto friend”

Facts and Figures About Race/Ethnicity in YA and Children’s Lit:


Posting this a little late, but followers please take the time out to check out this post explaining the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign and more events to come over the next few days! 


{ trees and the lake }
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Alice Munro, Friend of my Youth
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Photo by Gillian Laub for TIME
Meet Transgender America
In this week’s cover story, TIME introduces America to some of the individuals waging a battle for recognition and rights, including Laverne Cox, who stars in the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black.
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Buy Bo Burnham’s “Egghead” poetry book or you will regret your entire life probably.
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