June 8th marks Day One of one of We Need Diverse Books’ most popular features: the Summer Reading Series. We are proud to collaborate with the Smithsonian BookDragon on this project. Every weekday throughout the summer, we will provide a comparison between two titles: “If you like X, try Y, because … [Read more...] about WNDB Launches Summer Reading Series 2015
New York, New York - May 28, 2015 - We Need Diverse Books (WNDB)™, School Library Journal (SLJ) and the American Booksellers Association (ABA) are partnering to produce Booktalking Kits designed to help shed light on children’s literature about diverse characters and/or written by diverse authors. … [Read more...] about We Need Diverse Books™ and School Library Journal release Booktalking Kits
WNDB PARTNERS WITH YA RUNS A 5K FUNDRAISER Cherry Hill, NJ - May 24, 2015 - YA Runs A 5K, a campaign that promotes diverse reading and healthy living, is proud to announce a partnership with We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) to create the BJ Joseph Grant for WNDB. The $3,000.00 grant will assist … [Read more...] about WNDB PARTNERS WITH YA RUNS A 5K FUNDRAISER
Panel Discussion Features Top Children’s and Young Adult Authors at the Forefront of the “We Need Diverse Books” Movement Gaithersburg, Md. – April 28, 2015 – While 37 percent of the U.S. population is comprised of people of color, this diversity is not reflected in the books our … [Read more...] about Gaithersburg Book Festival to Put Spotlight on the Lack of Diversity in Literature
The Children’s Book Council (CBC), the non-profit trade association for children’s book publishers in North America, and grassroots nonprofit We Need Diverse Books™ (WNDB) today announced their partnership on educational programming and resources for interns selected for the WNDB Internship Program, … [Read more...] about The CBC and We Need Diverse Books™ to Partner on Resources and Programming for Publishing Internship Program
We Need Diverse Books™ announces 501(c)(3) status We Need Diverse Books™ (WNDB) is proud to announce that it is now officially recognized as a public charity with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. “We are thrilled to be awarded 501(c)(3) … [Read more...] about We Need Diverse Books™ announces 501(c)(3) status
View this email in your browser <![if !vml]><![endif]> #WNDBchat is today! Please join Grace Lin, Duncan Tonatiuh & Matt Tavares tonight at 9pm ET/6pmPT as they … [Read more...] about #WNDBchat with Grace Lin, Duncan Tonatiuh & Matt Tavares!
#WNDBchat on Thursday Feb. 26 View this email in your browser Twitter chat on Thursday, February 26 Please join us as we kick off the first WNDB Twitter chat of 2015 with … [Read more...] about #WNDBchat THURSDAY NIGHT
Volunteers needed for new online discussion boards! View this email in your browser <![if !vml]><![endif]> Volunteer Update Dear Select … [Read more...] about WNDB-SCBWI Diversity Forum Boards Go Live Today!