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- National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang encourages “Reading Without Walls” to discover diverse voices and forms.
- Preteen blogger Marley Dias has launched the #100blackgirlbooks campaign to collect books starring black heroines.
- Editor Julie Bliven of Charlesbridge takes to the classroom to discover firsthand how children are interacting with diverse books.