WNDB is well acquainted with grassroots organizing—#WeNeedDiverseBooks began as a rallying cry on social media six years ago. Our message is no less urgent today, and diverse books are only the beginning. During difficult times the call becomes much louder, but it is always present. We know that … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About Political Activism!
By Tricia Elam Walker When I was eight years old, I wrote and illustrated my first book. My mother, a children’s librarian, showed me how to sew the pages together so it would open like a real book. Children’s books were more precious than jewels to her and she passed that love on to me. The main … [Read more...] about Why Diverse Books Are Important for Everyone—Not Just Marginalized Kids
In this blog post, author Fiona McEntee shares an update about her experience with an auction item from the WNDB Summer Fundraiser. Fiona won a marketing and publicity consultation with President of Tuesday Magic Marketing Rachel K. Barry during our 2019 Summer Fundraiser. To learn more about … [Read more...] about OUR AMERICAN DREAM Is a Children’s Book About Immigration Written by an Immigration Attorney
Today we’re delighted to welcome Nikki Grimes to the WNDB blog to discuss BEDTIME FOR SWEET CREATURES, out January 14, 2020. It's bedtime. But Mommy's little girl is not sleepy. She growls like a bear, she questions like an owl, she tosses her mane like a lion. How can Mommy tuck her in … [Read more...] about Q&A with Nikki Grimes: BEDTIME FOR SWEET CREATURES
Today we’re delighted to welcome Oge Mora to the WNDB blog to discuss SATURDAY, out October 22, 2019. In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: … [Read more...] about Q&A with Oge Mora: SATURDAY
Today we’re delighted to share with you a sneak peek of AN ABC OF EQUALITY by Chana Ginelle Ewing, out September 3, 2019. In An ABC of Equality, debut author and women’s advocate Chana Ginelle Ewing offers the first children’s concept book focused on equality and educating youth about the … [Read more...] about Sneak Peek of AN ABC OF EQUALITY by Chana Ginelle Ewing