{diversity in lit} Friday #03: (re)sources

DiL re_sourcesI’ve been culling from a variety of places to build a reading list. There are some brilliant blogs and challenges out there that provide lists, reviews, or linking hubs for reviews. I am going to list & link a few resources every Friday.

These are only a few of what I’ve found so far, but do feel free to share your favorite resources in comments, I will share them in future Friday posts

Blogs & Tumblrs:

The Brown Book Shelf ”designed to push awareness of the myriad of African American voices writing for young readers.” their “library” has lists and links to books & key publishers.

Latinas for Latino Lit “an education and literacy organization run by Latina bloggers, Viviana Hurtado”

New York Public Library has a children’s lit blog that features many diverse reads.

Happy Nappy Bookseller’s Lists: Picture Book ReviewsEarly Chapter Book Reviews ; Middle Grade Reviews

Author Karen Lord (Best of All Possible Worlds) shares a list of Caribbean Writers

Challenges & Articles & more Lists:

Rich in Color asks “Looking for Non-Fiction?”

Lee & Low’s “Thirteen Funny Middle Grade Books with Diverse Characters

Also on Lee & Low: “The Importance of Multicultural Children’s Books

and “Beyond Good Intentions: Selecting Multicultural Literature” by Joy Shioshita

‘The Other Grimoire” Diversity in YA links 


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