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Brentwood Considers Banning LGBT Friendly Children's Book - Vital VOICE

Brentwood Considers Banning LGBT Friendly Children's Book - Vital VOICE | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
CBS LocalBrentwood Considers Banning LGBT Friendly Children's BookVital VOICEIn his letter, Vandervoot complains that "This book seeks to influence young children to accept an activity that is illegal (homosexual marriage) and a lifestyle that is...
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Glare of Disdain

Glare of Disdain | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Books as a window into other people’s lives.
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Gene Yang's words on why we need books as windows and mirrors.
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Top Teaching Tasks: How the Love of a Dog Cured my Hatred of Poetry

Top Teaching Tasks: How the Love of a Dog Cured my Hatred of Poetry | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
This blogpost reviews the book "Love That Dog" by Sharon Leech.
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Nightlight

Nightlight | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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Behind Watership Down and its popularity.
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Your child, the literary talent

Your child, the literary talent | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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Dr. Gubar wants us to change our ideas about children's literature and about children who are complex beings.
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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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Check out the many links from CBC- diversity in children's books
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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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Winnie-The-Pooh And His Friends Just Got A Glorious Makeover

Winnie-The-Pooh And His Friends Just Got A Glorious Makeover | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The original toys, owned by the real-life Christopher Robin, look better than ever.
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How Did Children’s Literature Evolve From Prim Morality Tales to the Likes of Captain Underpants?

How Did Children’s Literature Evolve From Prim Morality Tales to the Likes of Captain Underpants? | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Children’s literature has a long and complex history, not least because the definition of “children’s literature” is so contested. Does the genre desc
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A Nancy Drew Ghostwriter on the Art of Being “Carolyn Keene” and the Evolution of Nancy Drew

A Nancy Drew Ghostwriter on the Art of Being “Carolyn Keene” and the Evolution of Nancy Drew | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Since the original series was introduced in 1930, girl detective Nancy Drew has evolved from squeaky-clean teen to college coed, to, most recently, a
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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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This sounds like a good program.
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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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