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VCFA Brings Writing Programs to Underserved Kids

VCFA Brings Writing Programs to Underserved Kids | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Alums of the school's MFA program offer writing workshops and school visits.
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Award-Winning Graphic Novelist Encourages Kids to Read Outside Comfort Zones - NEA Today

Award-Winning Graphic Novelist Encourages Kids to Read Outside Comfort Zones - NEA Today | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Gene Luen Yang, the 2016 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, urges students to explore new formats and new cultures.
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The Children Who Grow Up in 'Book Deserts'

The Children Who Grow Up in 'Book Deserts' | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
In many high-poverty urban neighborhoods, it’s nearly impossible for a poor child to find something to read in the summer.
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Migration, Refugees, and Diaspora in Children’s Literature: Call for Papers (1 Nov. 2017)

Migration, Refugees, and Diaspora in Children’s Literature: Call for Papers (1 Nov. 2017) | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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2016 Award Acceptance Speeches

Batchelder Belpré Caldecott
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The texts for the  acceptance speeches for book awards are online at the ALA website.
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Reaching New Heights with Jeannie Baker | Kirkus Reviews

Reaching New Heights with Jeannie Baker | Kirkus Reviews | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
7 Imp. Blogger Julie Danielson interviews author-illustrator and filmmaker Jeannie Baker about her newest picture book, 'Circle'.
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A New Childhood: Picture Books from Soviet Russia

This is a great museum that everyone should visit.
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rare picture books from Soviet Russia
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Joseph Coelho’s top 10 new poetry books every child must read

Joseph Coelho’s top 10 new poetry books every child must read | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The performance poet and winner of this year’s CLPE children’s poetry award picks the poetry collections that every child should grow up with
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Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,Plus What I Did Last Week,Featuring Yasmeen Ismail and Qin Leng

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,Plus What I Did Last Week,Featuring Yasmeen Ismail and Qin Leng | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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10 Childhood Characters You Wish Were Your Friends - Early Bird Books

10 Childhood Characters You Wish Were Your Friends - Early Bird Books | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
If they weren't so fictional, these childhood characters would have been our best friends.
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I Am Not My Disability: Outstanding Books For and About Young People with Disabilities - National Reading Campaign

I Am Not My Disability: Outstanding Books For and About Young People with Disabilities - National Reading Campaign | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Every two years, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) chooses outstanding books for and about young people with disabilities. This biennial selection draws attention to books published around the world that address special needs and situations and which encourage inclusion at every level. Outstanding titles, including the one below, become part of... Read more »

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Michael Rosen’s Sad Book: A Beautiful Anatomy of Loss, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book: A Beautiful Anatomy of Loss, Illustrated by Quentin Blake | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
"Sometimes I'm sad and I don’t know why. It's just a cloud that comes along and covers me up."

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Not Always Writing What You Know

Not Always Writing What You Know | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Not Always Writing What You Know Contributed by Ronald L. Smith, Author The We Need Diverse Books movement took off shortly after Hoodoo, my middle grade debut, sold to Clarion Books, an imprin
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News

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News The latest news in diversity in children’s literature. 2016 The Washington Post, July 13, 2016: “Carla Hayden confirmed as 14th librarian of Congress” The Atlantic, July 14, 2016: “Wher
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The Diversity of Imagination

The Diversity of Imagination | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Many topics are being explored around diversity in children's books, which I think is critical to our world.
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Cover Story: Kadir Nelson’s “A Day at the Beach” - The New Yorker

Cover Story: Kadir Nelson’s “A Day at the Beach” - The New Yorker | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The artist Kadir Nelson discusses “A Day at the Beach,” his cover for this week’s issue.
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Look at the cover of The New Yorker!!!  Kadir Nelson---
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Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » Seven Questions Over Lunch with Evan Turk

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » Seven Questions Over Lunch with Evan Turk | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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Turk's book is a Mongolian story about storytelling and our need for stories.  It looks beautiful.
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This Woman Wrote A Book To Help Her Child Understand Her Dad's Transition

This Woman Wrote A Book To Help Her Child Understand Her Dad's Transition | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
"You are normal, you are great, and you are worthy of love and acceptance."
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When a Cat Lover Writes Dog Haiku Poems : The Childrens Book Review

When a Cat Lover Writes Dog Haiku Poems : The Childrens Book Review | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Lee Wardlaw is the author of 30 books for young readers, including Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku. She writes Cat and Dog Haiku Poems!
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Finding the Artist in His Art: A Week with the James Marshall Papers | Archives & Special Collections Blog

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2016 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children’s Literature — The Horn Book

2016 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children’s Literature — The Horn Book | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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Slate Picks - The Best Children’s Books for Father’s Day

Slate Picks - The Best Children’s Books for Father’s Day | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
There are so many ways to talk about fathers—and so many ways to draw them! Children’s books offer a great opportunity for dads and kids to come together, sharing a love of reading and a sense of wonder. For Father’s Day, we turned again to the children’s book experts who guided our reading for Mother’s Day. Below you’ll find 17 books that show how wonderful and various dads can be, and all the children who adore them. These books portray the full spectrum of fatherhood: They present us with two-dad families, estranged dads, tattooed dads, dads in prison—and of course, plenty of animal dads. Share one with a dad you love. —Jay Deshpande
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Garth Williams, Illustrator of American Childhood - The New Yorker

Garth Williams, Illustrator of American Childhood - The New Yorker | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Sarah Larson writes about the legacy of Garth Williams, the illustrator of “Stuart Little,” “Charlotte’s Web,” and other classic children’s books.

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