By I.W.Gregorio When people asked me how WNDB affected my life, I think of three things: How it gave me a sense of community, how it laser-focused my intentions as an author, and how it gave me hope that the stories that I truly wanted to tell would someday be heard. At its heart, writing for … [Read more...] about Without WNDB, I Would Never Have Written Another Book. Here’s Why.
Today we’re pleased to welcome Ann Clare LeZotte to the WNDB blog to discuss her middle-grade novel SHOW ME A SIGN, out now! Mary Lambert has always felt safe and protected on her beloved island of Martha's Vineyard. Her great-great-grandfather was an early English settler and the first deaf … [Read more...] about Q&A with Ann Clare LeZotte: SHOW ME A SIGN
Editor's note: We Need Diverse Books has decided to update the original list of books, which included 7 titles, to remove A Monster Like Me by Wendy S. Swore and Ziggy, Stardust & Me by James Brandon. We were made aware of the Native representation in these books by Debbie Reese. For more … [Read more...] about 5 MG and YA Novelists with Disabled Characters Share What Inspired Their Stories