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Diversity in the News: April 2016

April 26, 2016

We're excited to present the April issue of Diversity in the News, CBC Diversity's monthly round-up of relevant news in children’s books and diversity!

The newsletter is a valuable resource for librarians, teachers, booksellers, parents and caregivers, publishing professionals, and children’s literature lovers.

Find thought-provoking articles, diverse new releases, and more in this month’s issue and sign up here to receive Diversity in the News in your inbox! 

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‘Rain!’ by Linda Ashman, illustrated by Christian Robinson. (HMH Books for Young Readers/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, March 2013) All rights reserved.


















April Highlights:
  • The CBC joins the American Booksellers Association and fellow literacy organizations in support of North Carolina bookstores.
  • CBC Diversity held its first panel of 2016, “Recruiting Diversity,” in which Human Resource professionals shared steps for creating a more inclusive industry from the inside out.
  • Broadly asked publishing professionals to weigh in on the lack of in-house diversity and offer practical solutions.

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