The Importance of Diversity in Collections

Library collections should be seen as resources that support all patrons and the communities that they serve. Young patrons especially need a collection that represents character diversity and subjects that promotes equality for all races, as well as people with disabilities, religions, and members of the LGBTQ community. Children are at a critical time of … Continue reading The Importance of Diversity in Collections

NonFiction Book Comparisons: NCSS and Sibert Winners

Tonatiuh, Duncan. Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation. 2014. 40 pages. Abrams Books for Young Readers. Tr $18.95 ISBN 9781419710544. Grades 2-5. AWARDS: 2015 Elementary Winner (Grades K-6) of the Carter G. Woodson Book Award from the National Council of Social Studies. Also an honor book for the Robert F. Sibert … Continue reading NonFiction Book Comparisons: NCSS and Sibert Winners