June 18, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

My friend Louise

Please never think that I am unaware of the privilege being a white guy in children’s books  has afforded me. But it was women who gave me a career, and here in honor of Women’s History Month and #kidlitwomen, I would like to tell you about five lady librarians whose impact on my life has been […]

Putting Black Girls Front and Center: 5 YA Nonfiction Reads

A quick look at recently published nonfiction titles, aimed at older readers, that center Black girls.

#KidLitWomen Seeks Solutions to Gender Inequity in Children’s Publishing

It was time to stop complaining and do something about gender inequity in children’s publishing, so #kidlitwomen was born to highlight issues and offer solutions every day of Women’s History Month.