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  • Jane Addams Children’s Book Award 2021 Announced

    Recipients of the 2021 Jane Addams Children’s Book Awards were announced

  • Guest Post: Diversity Needs Jewish Books

    Jewish Interest Book Workshop by Association of Jewish Libraries

  • Indigenous Peoples Booklist

    Inspired by Indigenous Peoples' Day, we gathered a book list about native and indigenous stories.

  • Yamile Saied Méndez – Furia

    Q&A with Yamile Saied Méndez, author of Furia

  • Strong Women, Real Change

    Inspired by the life and work of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we gathered a book list about strong and courageous women who have been central to change and social justice.

  • Announcing the 2020 CBC Diversity Outstanding Achievement Award Winners

    Winners of the 3rd Annual CBC Diversity Outstanding Achievement Awards

  • Randa Handler – Cubbie Blue

    Q&A with Randa Handler, author of Cubbie Blue

  • James Bird – The Brave

    Q&A with James Bird, author of The Brave

  • Jordan Ifueko – Raybearer

    Q&A with Jordan Ifueko, author of Raybearer

  • Latinx in Children’s Publishing

    Amplifying Latinx creators, stories, and bookstores within the children's publishing world.

  • Nominations open until August 5 for 2020 CBC Diversity Outstanding Achievement Awards

    The CBC Diversity Committee is collecting nominations for the third year of the CBC Diversity Outstanding Achievement Awards. These awards are given annually to professionals in the children’s publishing industry …

  • Black Lives Matter

    A Collection of Black Creators and Stories from our Best Of Lists

  • Books Full of Pride

    Dive into this list of children's Pride books and celebrate love and the LGBTQ+ community with us!

  • Juneteenth

    Friday marks the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth. Here are links to recommended reading about this very important day in history, as well as a list of Black-owned bookstores: Black & …

  • We Need Diverse Kids Comics!

    A BookConline recap on the Graphic Novel Committee's panel

  • Anti-Racist books for All

    The CBC Diversity Committee is committed to working for an equitable and just society. We denounce the systemic oppression and violence to the Black community. And we grieve.  Discrimination is …

  • Together We Stand

    The Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader stand with the entire Black community against racism and violence. We stand with black authors, illustrators, readers, educators, librarians, booksellers, and …

  • Courageous Women

    A collection of female empowerment books featured on our Best Of lists

  • Tiffany Jewell – This Book is Anti-Racist

    Debut author Tiffany Jewell chats about her intended audience, challenges and family life Author Tiffany Jewell is a Black biracial writer, parent and Montessori educator who has been doing the …

  • Multicultural Children’s Book Day

    The Children’s Book Council’s CBC Diversity committee is partnering with Multicultural Children’s Book Day in 2020. This national celebration includes book recommendations from diverse children’s book authors on the Multicultural …


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