Recap: Horn Book’s Mind the Gaps Colloquium at Simmons College

The panel I participated in was called Publishing for the Gaps. The other panelists were Arthur Levine, publisher of Arthur A. Levine Books at Scholastic but more famously known for bringing Harry Potter to the United States, and Ginee Seo, children’s book director of Chronicle Books. The moderator was Roger Sutton.

Thirteen Scary YA Books: Diverse Edition

A list of thirteen YA horror novels, all featuring diverse characters or by diverse authors.

Teaching Cinderella Stories from Around the World

Lee & Low Books is proud to present the Cinderella Around the World series: a collection of five diverse Cinderella books.

A Win for Diversity in the News

LEE & LOW BOOKS covers our favorite diversity-related news stories.

16 Diverse Shows We’re Looking Forward to Watching This Fall

A list of diverse television shows that are premiering or returning to TV for the 2014-2015 season.

Character Education, Part 1: How To Choose Books For Core Value Study

Literacy Specialist, Jill Eisenberg, offers four strategies to help teachers select purposeful and meaningful books for the start of school, creating a strong classroom culture, and teaching character education.

11 Educator Resources for Teaching Children About Latin American Immigration and Migration

Our literacy specialist, Jill Eisenberg, recommends 11 educator resources to accompany picture books around Latin American immigration and give students the context and perspective they need to understand current events and the diversity in experiences of coming to America.

11 Books on Latin American Immigration and Migration

Our literacy specialist, Jill Eisenberg, presents 11 picture books to discuss current events around Latin American immigration.

Where’s the Diversity, Hollywood? Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blockbusters Overwhelmingly White, Male

Summer blockbuster season is in full swing. For many moviegoers, that means escaping to a galaxy far, far away—or perhaps just a different version of our own planet Earth—through science fiction and fantasy movies. As fans clamor for the latest cinematic thrills, we decided to focus our next Diversity Gap study on the level of racial and gender representation in these ever-popular genres that consistently rake in the big bucks for movie studios.

Talking to Kids about Current Events and Conflicts

Our literacy specialist, Jill Eisenberg, offers suggestions on how to use picture books to discuss current events and conflicts, along with book recommendations and tips for talking with children about complex topics.

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