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March Releases, 2013

February 28, 2013

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In March 2011 I found 16 MG & YA releases, in 2012 I found 4 and this year, 6. Nonetheless, this looks like a pretty impressive list of books! All are very establish authors. (clicking the image will take you to a description of the book.)     The Keysha Diaries, Volume One: Keysha’s Drama\If […]

Reviewing: The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

February 24, 2013


While I cannot review books eligible for BFYA, I can describe them and I can still actively promote books written by authors of color. One way I’ll creatively do that is by providing more guests posts this year. I am looking for guest reviewers, so if you have read or are reading any of the […]

Saturday Trailer: Dork Diaries

February 16, 2013


What better day for book trailers than a Saturday? Rachel Renee Russell is no doubt one of the most successful African American MG authors today. She currently has 6 books in her popular Dork Diaries Series published by Simon and Schuster with a 7th book scheduled for release later this year. I’m not always good […]

Interview: B. A. Binns

February 7, 2013


Barbara Binns, the award winning author of Pull , (Westside, 2010) has a new book coming out this month. It is one of only four young adult books written by an author of color that is released this month. (Yes, only four because Leitich-Smith’s and Bruchac’s books are both re-releases.) Here’s a chance to get […]


February 3, 2013

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I didn’t know until last night that the Harbaughs were born in Toledo, Ohio. No wonder they’re so good! (Yes, Toledo is my hometown.) When the Colts lost early in the playoffs, all my attention turned to the 49ers. You could call me a fair weather fan of the Niners, thanks to my oldest son. […]

February Releases by Authors of Color.

February 2, 2013


Count them. Six books here on Pinterest.  

El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day)

February 2, 2013


Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature is an organization advocating for multicultural children’s literature which includes librarians, teachers, parents, caregivers, students, and experts in the field of children’s literature. Eligibility Libraries and community organizations that serve children and their families who are having a Día program, El Día de Los Niños/El Día de […]