The lovely Vanessa Brantley Newton is a self-taught illustrator, doll maker, and crafter. Her passion for children’s books began when she came across Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats as a child in the 1960s. Snowy Day marked one of the first representations of black children in picture books, and seeing … [Read more...] about Artist Spotlight – Vanessa Brantley Newton
Bestselling authors speak out for We Need Diverse Books™ Bethesda, MD (October 27, 2014) - This Friday, October 24th, We Need Diverse Books™ launched its inaugural Indiegogo campaign, and in less than three days has raised over one-third of its goal with the help of a broad range of individuals … [Read more...] about Bestselling authors speak out for We Need Diverse Books™
Duncan Tonatiuh (toh-nah-tyou) is the author and illustrator of four picture books: Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin, Diego Rivera: His World and Ours, Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant’s Tale and Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegragation. His books … [Read more...] about Artist Spotlight – Duncan Tonatiuh
John Green speaks out for We Need Diverse Books. Great new perks, and more! View this email in your browser Thank you all! Our campaign has exceeded our wildest … [Read more...] about Sneak peak at John Green's We Need Diverse Books video!
This is LeUyen (Pronounced Le Win) Pham: Even though she is stunningly beautiful, she prefers this picture of herself instead: LeUyen is not only lovely and incredibly talented, she’s also a wonderful person who is dedicated to diversity and WNDB’s mission. She’s created this beautiful … [Read more...] about Artist Spotlight – LeUyen Pham
WNDB announces the Walter Dean Myers Award and Grant program, launches inaugural Indiegogo campaign. View this email in your browser Last week, … [Read more...] about We Need Diverse Books Needs You!
Use this area to offer a short preview of your email's content. View this email in your browser Our Indiegogo Campaign is LIVE! Click here to #SupportWNDB, and watch our campaign video featuring Matt de la Pena, Jacqueline Woodson, Grace Lin, Cindy Pon, Marie Lu, Arthur Levine and John … [Read more...] about The WNDB Indiegogo Campaign is LIVE!
We Need Diverse Books (WNDB), a grassroots organization created to address the lack of diverse, non-majority narratives children's literature, is proud to announce their partnership with An Open Book Children's Literacy Foundation (AOB) to kick off the WNDB Diversity in the Classroom program. An … [Read more...] about WNDB Partners With An Open Book and Launches 30-Day Fundraiser
WNDB announces the Walter Dean Myers Award and Grant program, launches inaugural Indiegogo campaign. View this email in your browser Last week, WNDB was proud beyond words to announce the Walter Dean Myers Award and Grant program, named after the beloved award-winning author. This week, … [Read more...] about We Need Diverse Books Needs YOU!