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The Importance Of Diverse Voices In Children’s Literature

The Importance Of Diverse Voices In Children’s Literature

By Dr. Rachel Kowert Do you know, you are almost three times as likely to see a speaking animal in the central role of a children’s book than a Black, […]

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'Lali's Feather' by Farhana Zia, Illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman. Image courtesy of Peachtree publishing.

8 Children’s Books Celebrating AA/PI Heritage Month You Should Add To Your Collection

May is Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and in the spirit of our mission to amplify books that celebrate diversity and culture in America (especially in light of the frightening […]

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New Research Shows A Startling 23% Decrease In Black Characters In Children’s Bestsellers

New Research Shows A Startling 23% Decrease In Black Characters In Children’s Bestsellers

Reading has proven to be extremely important to a child’s development. They are more likely to engage if they come across a character or story that reflects their life, culture, […]

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5 Children’s Books Celebrating Extraordinary & Inspiring Women During Black History Month

5 Children’s Books Celebrating Extraordinary & Inspiring Women During Black History Month

Black History Month this year has certainly taken on a different meaning for us. With the continual attacks on voting rights, the fear of Critical Race Theory being taught in […]

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Author & Activist Marie Unanue Writes Books To Help Children Become Advocates For Kindness

Author & Activist Marie Unanue Writes Books To Help Children Become Advocates For Kindness

By Marie Unanue The story of Phatty and Payaso came to me while watching our overweight cat plop his big belly down at the front door of our apartment to […]

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Indian Feminist Authors Create Children’s Book Series To Challenge Harmful Gender Norms

Indian Feminist Authors Create Children’s Book Series To Challenge Harmful Gender Norms

A group of feminists in India are working to chip away at harmful cultural gender norms that do not have a place in the world in 2018. Collectively they are […]

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Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Reading is the foundation of education. Nevertheless, there are more than 100 million children around the world who don’t have access to books or who can’t read. Here is the […]

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Amazing Dad Writes Children’s Book For His Daughter Who Didn’t Feel Represented In What She Read

Amazing Dad Writes Children’s Book For His Daughter Who Didn’t Feel Represented In What She Read

For many parents raising young children, books are an integral part of their learning and development. Along with reading and comprehension skills comes their ability to recognize images and concepts […]

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These Children’s Books Enable Kids To Challenge Stereotypes & Narrow Standards

These Children’s Books Enable Kids To Challenge Stereotypes & Narrow Standards

According to a study by live science, a child’s ideas about stereotypes develop from as young as 1st grade and that comes from influence form the parents or guardians they […]

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“Bea Is For Business” The Book Introducing Children To Entrepreneurship

“Bea Is For Business” The Book Introducing Children To Entrepreneurship

How young is too young to be an entrepreneur? According to a new children’s book, the earlier the better! It may seem like a novel idea to teach a 6 […]