04/04/2013 08:45 am ET Updated 6 days ago

Brain Burps About Books: Lee & Low Reaches High: How a Small, Independent Publisher is Succeeding in Diverse Multicultural Books

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In this episode you'll hear In the interview you'll hear
  • the learning process, even for a publisher
  • how shy people can learn to market their books
  • the imbalance of books published by people of color
  • the imbalance between characters of color and caucasian ones
  • a fab article by Suzanne Morgan Williams in the SCBWI bulletin (May/June 2012)
  • New Voices award
  • about Lee & Low's acquisitions
  • Tu Books Spring 2012
  • about Tu Publishing
  • racism in picture books like Tikki Tikki Tembo
  • It Jes Happened - a children's biography on Bill Traylor, who started drawing at the age of eighty-five and became one of America's most important outsider artists.