I AM #BLACKHISTORYMONTH -#Herstory – Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz

Let’s celebrate Black History Month with Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz Rad Women Worldwide discusses women around the globe but there is one woman in particular that I’d like to feature in today’s post. Kasha Jacqueline Nagabasera.  This young woman is a lesbian in a Uganda, a coutnry that punishes homosexuals with death. It’s not a safe place to be but Kasha Jacqueline is a prominent LGBTI (Intersex) activist.  She is called The Mother of the Gay Rights Movement and {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

I AM #BLACKHISTORYMONTH -#Herstory The Door at the Crossroads by Zetta Elliott #Cybils

Let’s celebrate Black History Month with The Door at the Crossroads by Zetta Elliott   I had the pleasure of reading Door in January as part of the Cybils speculative fiction judging. There’s so much to like about this book: time travel, romance, historical fiction, and an African American author! One summer night, Genna Colon makes a fateful wish that sends her and her boyfriend Judah spiraling through time. They land hours apart in the city of Brooklyn—and in the {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

I AM #BLACKHISTORYMONTH – #Herstory Lillian’s Right to Vote by Jonah Winter

Let’s celebrate Black History Month with Lillian’s Right to Vote by Jonah Winter Today’s post includes a video. I thought I’d read this great book to you. Take a listen, it’s a picture book that’s powerful and says so much about where African American’s have come when it comes to voting. This book is great for kids of all ages.   What did you think? Powerful, huh? Voting is something we take for granted when not too long ago, many {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

I AM #BLACKHISTORYMONTH – NatGeo, Slave Ships and Shackles from the Deep by Michael H Cottman

Today’s book doesn’t celebrate Black History so much as discusses it from its origins. Shackles from the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy starts off with a great opening line, which is actually on the inside flap: NOT ALL SUNKEN TREASURE IS ABOUT GOLD. Isn’t that great? As the author dives he discovers the Henrietta Marie and the treasures hidden inside that tell the story of a slave trip. The {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

I AM #BLACKHISTORYMONTH – Alice Walker’s The Color Purple #Herstory

Let’s celebrate Black History Month with The Color Purple by Alice Walker I remember in college first reading this phrase and it struck me; Everything wants to be loved. And I still believe it’s true. Do you have a quote from The Color Purple? Introducing PamI realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you’re ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

I AM #BLACKHISTORYMONTH – Poetry

Let’s celebrate Black History Month with Poetry Poetry, you either love it or you hate it.Sometimes you get it sometimes you don’t. Even when you don’t get it you pretend like you do because you don’t want to look like a jerk who doesn’t understand poetry, right? As long as it rhymes, I like it. Everyone needs a poem in their pocket, right? On the Bus with Rosa Parks, Poems by Rita Dove The Tiger Who Wore White Gloves by Gwendolyn {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

I AM #BLACKHISTORYMONTH – For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange.

Let’s celebrate Black History Month with For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange. Introducing PamI realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you’re ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.Mail | Twitter | LinkedIn | Google+ | YouTube | More Posts

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

I AM #BLACKHISTORYMONTH – It’s Kadir Nelson Day!

Let’s celebrate Black History Month with Kadir Nelson You know how much I love me some Kadir Nelson, right? You know I couldn’t go more than a minute without featuring his books, right? So Let’s go! Welcome to Channel Kadir Nelson!! Mandela Baby Bear Please, Baby, Please Ellington Was Not a Street Moses D’ya get the idea? Kadir Nelson is a prolific illustrator. Take a look at your bookshelves. You prolly have one of his there already. If not, GO {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

I AM #BLACKHISTORYMONTH – The Graphic Novel

Let’s celebrate Black History Month with The Graphic Novel You’ve been living under a rock if you didn’t know that Graphic Novels are HOTT. Hotter than Hot! They appeal to so many different types of readers it is unreal. And YES, there are graphic novels for girls, boys AND AFRICAN AMERICANS. Check it out The March Series Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow A Right to be Hostile: A Boondocks Treasury Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty Little {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.

Diversity Reading Challenge 2016. How’d You Do?

Diversity Reading Challenge 2016: Recap Here’s the list from 2016. Wanna see how I did? A book written by or about a person of Hispanic origin. I read When I was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago. A book in which a character suffers from mental illness. Ooops missed this one. A book written by or about someone with Spectrum Disorder. I read: Rain Reign by Ann M Martin. A book with an African-American young woman as a main character. I read {Read More}

Introducing Pam

I realized that few mainstream books contain diverse and multicultural characters. I decided to help others hunt for books containing diversity. If you're ready to discover great books for people of all kind, stick around. I Volunteer. To read diversity.