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Nine Ways to Diversify Your Children’s Book Collection and Move from “We Should Diversify” to “We Are Diversifying”

By Amy Maranville You have books on your shelves. Your kids are reading them. No matter if you’re a teacher, parent, or librarian, there’s always room to add more diversity to your collection. This list will take you from “I know we need to do this” to “we are actively doing it.”  Why does this matter? Because we still have more books about anthropomorphized animals out there than books about children of color. Because children of color need to see themselves as heroes just as much as white kids do. Because white kids need to see that they aren’t the...

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