December 11, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

11-Year-Old Starts Book Club for African American Boys

Fifth grader Sidney Keys’s “Books N Bros” club celebrates characters who are black—and gets boys reading.

Children’s Books: Still an All-White World?

Nancy Larrick’s landmark 1965 study on race and children’s books was supposed to have been a wake-up call. Not much has changed.

This article was published in School Library Journal's May 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.