The value of diversity in literature for children and teens
Writing for EBSCO NoveList, Heidi Estrin explores the value of diversity in literature for children and teens. She offers suggestions, titles, links and NoveList tips for more information.
"There is a loud, clear call for more books portraying people of color and other minorities, including both stories that celebrate difference and stories that "normalize" diversity. [...] there is wide agreement that children of all backgrounds will benefit from bonding with characters of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, physical and cognitive abilities, and family formations."