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28 Days Later Call for Nominations

  Kwame Alexander. Renée Watson. Derrick Barnes. Just a few of the outstanding Black children’s book creators we showcased here before they received well-deserved, industry-wide acclaim. Put your thinking caps on. Help us identify under-the-radar and vanguard Black children’s book creators we should consider profiling. Let us know who we should check out so we [ Read the full article… ]

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Stop and Think Reading List and Resources

Thank you to everyone who attended Stop and Think: The Brown Bookshelf Examines Representation in Children Literature. Your support meant so much. Our mission is to center and celebrate Black children’s book creators. Here are resources from our NCTE  program: Book evaluation questions: In what ways does Black joy shine in the story and art? [ Read the full article… ]

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Anansesem’s Caribbean Children’s/YA Online Bookstore Launched

Volumes of Pleasure By Summer Edward, M.Ed., RYT 200 *For the purposes of this article, the phrase ‘children’s and young adult books’ has been abbreviated to ‘CYA books.’ I’m pleased to share a project I’ve been working on for the past couple of months: Anansesem, the online magazine covering Caribbean children’s and young adult literature, [ Read the full article… ]