• Wed. Jun 12th, 2024

2017 #Diversity Reading Challenge: Check up


2017 Diversity Reading Challenge: Check up

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How’s your diversity reading coming along? Here’s what I’ve read lately:

I Just Want to Say Goodnight by Rachel Isadora

I just want to say goodnight

Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey


Ghost by Jason Reynolds


Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

I Got This: To Gold and Beyond by Laurie Hernandez

Scorpions by Walter Dean Myers

These are the books from this summer that qualify for the Diversity Reading Challenge. Here’s how they break down:

Books for/by/about African American young person:  Scorpions, Dear Martin, Ghost

Book with an African American woman as the main character: Another Brooklyn, I Just Want to Say Goodnight, Ruth and the Green Book

Book written by a Latinx person: I Got This by Laurie Hernandez

An illustrator of color: Ruth and the Green Book, Floyd Cooper

How did you do this summer? Did you find any new diversity reads? Let me know!