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Author Of 'Bridge To Terabithia': Messages Are Poison To Fiction

Author Of 'Bridge To Terabithia': Messages Are Poison To Fiction | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Katherine Paterson describes the inspiration behind her best-known children's book, as well as tales from her childhood in China and missionary work in Japan, in her new memoir, Stories of my Life.
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John Oliver spoofs Pence family’s new kids’ book with gay-themed ‘Marlon Bundo’ book

John Oliver spoofs Pence family’s new kids’ book with gay-themed ‘Marlon Bundo’ book | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
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Kate DiCamillo: Why Kids Books Should Be a Little Sad

Kate DiCamillo: Why Kids Books Should Be a Little Sad | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
In her response to Matt de la Peña: "I think our job is to trust our readers. I think our job is to see and to let ourselves be seen."
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Why Do Cartoon Villains Speak in Foreign Accents?

Why Do Cartoon Villains Speak in Foreign Accents? | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Children’s shows often use non-standard dialects to voice the "bad guys," sending a dangerous message to kids about diversity.
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Scholar Debbie Reese On Why Native People Should Tell Their Own Stories

Scholar Debbie Reese On Why Native People Should Tell Their Own Stories | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Knowing one’s community also means intimate knowledge of issues that impact us.
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American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL)

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL) | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Designed to help readers develop a critical eye about representations of American Indians in children's and young adult books
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Opinion | Want Teenage Boys to Read? Easy. Give Them Books About Sex.

Opinion | Want Teenage Boys to Read? Easy. Give Them Books About Sex. | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
It’s stupid to pretend that they’re not interested in the thing we all know they’re interested in.
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Top 10 Multicultural Board Books for Babies and Toddlers

Top 10 Multicultural Board Books for Babies and Toddlers
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Celebrating Siblings: 40 Mighty Girl Books About Sisters & Brothers

Celebrating Siblings: 40 Mighty Girl Books About Sisters & Brothers | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
A Mighty Girl's favorite books about Mighty Girls and their sisters and brothers for National Siblings Day!
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A Bookstore Is Displaying All Books By Men Backwards, And It's Eye-Opening

A Bookstore Is Displaying All Books By Men Backwards, And It's Eye-Opening | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
“A male teacher from St. Augustine, Florida, told me turned all the male-authored books backwards in his classroom for the month of March, and had a discussion with his students about gender disparity in such an important educational industry.”
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Black Scientists Who Changed the World

Black Scientists Who Changed the World | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
In honor of Black History Month — and riding high on the box office success of Hidden Figures — we wanted to learn more about the lives of black scientists, many of whom were long overlooked by historians.
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How to Stop Toxic Masculinity and Mass Shootings By Raising Boys to Embrace Femininity

How to Stop Toxic Masculinity and Mass Shootings By Raising Boys to Embrace Femininity | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
We've taught men to reject traits like gentleness, empathy and sensitivity. But if men don’t have the means to deal with their anger and frustration in a healthy fashion, it can have deadly consequences.
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Barbie Heads Into New Ground With Hijab-Sporting Doll

Barbie Heads Into New Ground With Hijab-Sporting Doll | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
The doll is modeled after fencer Ibtihaj Muhammed, the first U.S. Olympic athlete to compete in a hijab, who said she would sew head scarves onto her Barbies as a child.
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#IndigenousReads by Indigenous Writers: A Children’s Reading List

#IndigenousReads by Indigenous Writers: A Children’s Reading List | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Only 1% of the children’s books published in the U.S. in 2016 featured Indigenous characters, and even fewer (1/4 of the 1% = 8 books total) were written by Indigenous authors. “Most of what kids see…
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Roald Dahl's Widow Says Charlie From 'The Chocolate Factory' Was Originally Black

Roald Dahl's Widow Says Charlie From 'The Chocolate Factory' Was Originally Black | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
Dahl's widow revealed the surprising scoop on the BBC earlier this week.
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Children’s Books Missed These Immigrant Stories. So Students Wrote Them.

Children’s Books Missed These Immigrant Stories. So Students Wrote Them. | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
An instructor inspired her Bronx Community College class to create tales about a Pakistani child, Albanian-American brothers, Ghanaian friends and even a Dominican parrot.
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10 Amazing Multicultural Picture Books About Helping Others

10 Amazing Multicultural Picture Books About Helping Others
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Top 50: Best Multicultural Children’s Books

Top 50: Best Multicultural Children's Books
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Home Page Top Stories

Home Page Top Stories | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
NPR delivers breaking national and world news. Also top stories from business, politics, health, science, technology, music, arts and culture. Subscribe to podcasts and RSS feeds.
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Home Page Top Stories

Home Page Top Stories | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
NPR delivers breaking national and world news. Also top stories from business, politics, health, science, technology, music, arts and culture. Subscribe to podcasts and RSS feeds.
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This Woman Reimagined Disney Princesses As Badass Feminists And It's Truly Inspiring

This Woman Reimagined Disney Princesses As Badass Feminists And It's Truly Inspiring | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
“I wanted these women to be recast as the heroines I need as an adult, just like I needed them as a kid,” Amanda Niday told BuzzFee
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'A Very Incredible Day': Javaka Steptoe on His 2017 Caldecott Medal

'A Very Incredible Day': Javaka Steptoe on His 2017 Caldecott Medal | UMD Children's and YA Literature | Scoop.it
“This has been a very incredible day,” said Javaka Steptoe, referring to the hours following the announcement that he had won the 2017 Caldecott Medal.
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