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Diversity in the News: July 2016

July 22, 2016

We're excited to present the July 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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‘Double Trouble for Anna Hibiscus’ by Atinuke, illustrated by Lauren Tobia (Kane Miller, September 2015). All rights reserved.

July Highlights:

  • Carla Hayden makes history as the first female and African American Librarian of Congress (The Washington Post)
  • Limited access to books intensifies the word gap for children of low-income families (The Atlantic)

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