The 12 Books of #Diversity for the Holidays DAY 6 – Lillian’s Right to Vote by Jonah Winter & Shane W. Evans

The 12 Books of #Diversity for the Holidays Day Six Wow. It’s day six! Here’s a book for you: Lillian’s Right to Vote by Jonah Winter & Shane W. Evans.   An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remembers her family’s tumultuous voting history in this picture book publishing in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. As Lillian, a one-hundred-year-old African American woman, makes a “long haul up a steep hill” to {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.

The 12 Books of #Diversity for the Holidays Day One – March by Senator John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, & Nate Powell

The 12 Books of #Diversity for the Holidays Day One Welcome to our #diversity countdown to Christmas. Our first book is March by Senator John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, & Nate Powell March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis’ lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis’ personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader {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.

Congressman John Lewis Rocked Me at BEA#13

There comes a time in your life when things happen serendipitously, which makes the occurrence all that more special.   My trip to New York to attend BEA13 was such a trip.  You hafta take each experience as it comes and be in the moment (thanks John Kabat Zinn) and I’m happy to say that one of those experiences for me as meeting Congressman John Lewis. I don’t talk politics much here but it important to me that kids are {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.