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Report: Diversity in children’s books is even worse than you think

This 11-year old girl demands more diversity for children’s books, which are overwhelmingly about “white boys and their dogs.” The lessons of Fenty Beauty and Black Panther have not yet trickled down to the world of children’s books. Apparently, the publishing industry has not yet realized that... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on children’s books: a restricted view of a wide world | Editorial

Almost a third of school-age children are from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds. But they will still struggle to find characters who resemble themselvesBooks can show us the world both as it is, and as it could be – “mirrors and windows”, as the author Malorie Blackman notes. For... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Sick of Reading about White Boys and Dogs,’ 11-Year-Old Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks

#1000BlackGirlBooks is a project headed by an 11-year-old in Philadelphia who wants to promote diversity in children's books. The post ‘Sick of Reading about White Boys and Dogs,’ 11-Year-Old Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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