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.
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Only 93 books published last year (less than three percent) featured black characters. The trend for other ethnicities fares no better.
There are many good reasons you missed the latest literary wonder in this age of picture book plenty. It came from a tiny publishing outpost in Michig...
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