By Sarah Murphy Traylor Today we’re pleased to welcome Taye Diggs to the WNDB blog to discuss Why?, illustrated by Shane W. Evans. I’d love to start with a question about your journey as an individual reader. What books were formative for you as a child? As a teenager? An adult? I … [Read more...] about Q&A With Taye Diggs, Why?
Today we’re pleased to reveal an exclusive excerpt from Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, adapted by Sonja Cherry-Paul and illustrated by Rachelle Baker, which published on May 11, 2021. This chapter book edition of the #1 New York … [Read more...] about Read an Excerpt From Stamped (For Kids) By Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
Today we’re pleased to welcome Jenny Devenny and Charnaie Gordon to the WNDB blog to discuss their children's book Race Cars: A children's book about white privilege. Race Cars is a children’s book about white privilege created to help parents and educators facilitate tough conversations about … [Read more...] about Jenny Devenny and Charnaie Gordon (Race Cars) in Conversation
Content warning: Anti-Asian racism and violence, anti-Black racism and violence, xenophobia, specific examples of violence against Asian Americans, historical context of racism and anti-Asian sentiment in the United States, COVID-19, wartime brutality By JoAnn Yao Eight people have been shot, … [Read more...] about Unapologetically Asian American