E34: OwnVoices, Heard and Valued
Nicole and Matthew discuss the creation and use of the #OwnVoices hashtag, representation of diversity in kidlit, and the value of storytelling through lived experience.
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- #ownvoices (blog post by #ownvoices hashtag creator Corrine Duyvis)
- Picture This: Diversity in Children’s Books 2018 Infographic
- The Diversity Gap in Children’s Publishing, 2018
BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW: Picture Books:
- Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away by Meg Medina; illustrated by Sonia Sanchez
- Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
- Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
- When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson; illustrated by Julie Flett
- The Hanukkah Magic of Nate Gadol by Arthur A. Levine; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
- The Cat Man of Aleppo by Karim Shamsi-Basha and Irene Latham; illustrated by Yuko Shimizu
- Snapdragon by Kat Leyh
- El Deafo by Cece Bell
- Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue Park
- When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed
- Show Me a Sign by Ann Clare LeZotte
- Rick by Alex Gino
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