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15 October 2015 @ 11:21 am
WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS  
Just in case you were wondering why this hashtag receives some attention: #wndb or sometimes #weneeddiversebooks, take a look at some preliminary statistics for 2015 here:

http://ccblogc.blogspot.com/2015/09/the-numbers-so-far.html



And then click here to see why people were upset when an author who writes for YA audiences dismissed the need for more diversity:

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/oct/13/meg-rosoff-diversity-row-books-marginalised-children-edith-campbell-large-fears

And then, go out and buy some books that might serve as mirrors, windows, and doors for your kids.
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