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June 4, 2017


As promised, Little Brown Kids has changed the image for Lemony Snickett’s Bad Mood and the Stick.  I like this representation so much better because our moods are a part of us, as indicated by similar color schemes.   I’d really like to get copies of the old and new F&Gs for teaching purposes. Pre-service […]


April 23, 2017

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Tomorrow is the big day!! The We’re the People Summer Reading list will be released tomorrow morning! I don’t know if you could tell from the interviews I posted, but the people who volunteer to work on this list are an extremely busy group of people. They are deeply dedicated to children’s literature, social justice […]

Sunday Morning Reads

February 12, 2017

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Perhaps today’s post is going to be an uncomfortable one, but in opening up conversations about money and finances with my friends and family, I’ve found a mutually beneficial exchange of ideas. Discomfort is a sign of growth. We usually think of money and finances when we think of economics, but this science is actually […]

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November 13, 2016


A few days ago, Varian Johnson took to Twitter. The election also has me thinking about the stories I want and need to tell. What is my responsibility as a POC with a voice? — Varian Johnson (@varianjohnson) November 11, 2016   With the re-affirmation that the voices of Native Americans and people of color […]


March 6, 2016


We’re firmly in the month of March. Keep coming back here because I will post the March releases by authors of color before the month ends. I promise. February was filled with Writers on Writing and reviews of sources on enslavement. March may be quieter because of offline responsibilities but, I do hope to review […]


February 15, 2015

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It’s been cold here for the past few days. Once I remembered that it’s the end of February, I tied my scarf a little tighter and continued to do what I needed to do. I’ve been carrying around a post in my head for much of the day and thought I finally had time to […]

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July 27, 2014


Have you been following #WeNeedDiverseBooks on FB or Tumblr? They’ve been coming up with spot on books pairs this summer. The WNDB Team has most recently been joined by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton. the Cake Literary Ladies! You know everything is bigger in Texas, including the state’s annual library conference. TLA has got to […]


June 1, 2014


Another small press to put on your radar: Brown Girl Publishing. From their site: Our Company: Brown Girls Publishing is a boutique publishing company, focusing primarily on digital content, while still providing printed books through Amazon. Our goal is to provide a voice for literary fan favorites, while introducing the next generation of authors. Our Founders: Between […]


April 13, 2014


  They’re that eyeglass wearing black family in that cellphone commercial. They’re all over Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. They’re watching Cosmos with @neiltyson And now, they’re reaching YA Lit.   Black + Nerd = Blerd The numbers of urban lit books for teens has been decreasing for quite some time and nothing had really become […]