Talking About Race in Children’s Literature: Commentary and Resources

Read Roger’s July 7, 2013 blog post A very good question elicited over one hundred comments by authors, illustrators, readers, and activists all eager to discuss the issue of race in children’s books. Not even two weeks later, the Trayvon Martin jurors came back with a not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman, and author/illustrator Christopher Myers was inspired to write the pieceYoung Dreamers about his sadness over the (mis)perception of young black men… read more here! 



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