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Children’S Books

First Half Recap Of 2016 Picture Books

Minh Le | Posted 08.09.2016 | Books
Minh Le

As a first time author, I'm quickly learning that the first question children ask is "How do you get your ideas?" Now, instead of fumbling awkwardly with clichés, I'll just tell them to read this beautiful and thoughtful meditation on the creative process.

It's Hard To Be What You Can't See

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 08.21.2016 | Education
Marian Wright Edelman

Children of color need to be able to see themselves in the books they read. Just as importantly, all children need to be exposed to a wide range of books that reflect the true diversity of our nation and world as they really are.

On the "A" w/Souleo: More Than Enough White Childrens' Books?

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 06.03.2014 | Books
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

When looked at closely there is limited diversity found in those who hold these positions. The result? Arguably, self-perpetuating cycles of publishers approving books featuring characters that overwhelmingly, look just like them.

Popcorn Preview: Far Out Isn't Far Enough

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story (2012) Cast includes: Tomi Ungerer, Maurice Sendak, Jules Feiffer Writer/Director: Brad Bernste...

She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story by Audrey Vernick

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.31.2011 | Sports
Holly Cara Price

Whether or not the weather in the New York area tells us otherwise as we look into the maw of yet another possible nor'easter, today marks the officia...

"Our Bodies, Ourselves": 40 Years on, Still Circling the Globe

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bella DePaulo

There are some truths about women's health that may now seem self-evident, but perhaps would not be so obvious if it were not for the ideas espoused, starting so long ago, by "Our Bodies, Ourselves."