Oyate:  Oyate is a "Native organization working to see that our lives and histories are portrayed with honesty and integrity, and that all people know that our stories belong to us."  In addition to acting as an online bookstore for texts and curricula, the site also details the workshops and educational opportunities offered by the group and offers curriculum guidance.  Oyate also periodically releases volumes of their collected book reviews.

Oyate is a Native organization working to see that our lives and histories are portrayed with honesty and integrity, and that all people know that our stories belong to us.

Diversity in YA: Founded in 2011 by authors Cindy Pon and Malinda Lo, the blog seeks to "celebrate young adult books about all kinds of diversity, from race to sexual orientation to gender identity and disability," with special focus placed on authors that might fall out of the mainstream normally.

Analysis of the most banned/challenged books in the U. shows that diverse books are disproportionately targeted for book challenges and censorship. By Malinda Lo Over the summer, a Delaware schoo…

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): This is Debbie Reese's blog, a widely-respected Native American scholar and blogger.  She reviews representations of Native Americans across all media sources, from books to television.  She also has very helpful yearly recommended booklists for various age groups as well as links to other best of and awards lists.

Designed to help readers develop a critical eye about representations of American Indians in children's and young adult books

Latinas for Latino Lit: In 2013, this site founded  the first national online reading program specifically aimed at Hispanic students and their families.  Their goal is to “raise literacy rates through pedagogically sound, culturally relevant content, and technology.”  The site has excellent book suggestions through the reading program resources and each they also publish an outstanding book list each year that goes beyond the titles honored by awards like the Américas and Pura Belpré.

Latinas for Latino Lit: In 2013, this site founded the first national online reading program specifically aimed at Hispanic students and their families. Their goal is to “raise literacy rates through pedagogically sound, culturally relevant content, and technology.” The site has excellent book suggestions through the reading program resources and each they also publish an outstanding book list each year that goes beyond the titles honored by awards like the Américas and Pura Belpré.

Noche de Cuentos | Celebrating the Power of Storytelling to Unite Communities: This site provides resources fo librarians who are interested in celebrating the annual Noche de Cuentos event, a nationwide family literacy event that "encourages families in ethnically diverse communities to read and learn together."

Happy New Year! The Foureyed Poet. Another New Year is upon us! The Foureyed Poet.

Dia! Diversity in Action – Dia de los niños, dia de los libros: Dia de los niños is a celebration that "emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds." This ALA organized site offers great resources for any librarian interested in hosting an event in their own community, including promotional materials, programming ideas, and book lists.

Dia! Diversity in Action – Dia de los niños, dia de los libros: Dia de los niños is a celebration that "emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds." This ALA organized site offers great resources for any librarian interested in hosting an event in their own community, including promotional materials, programming ideas, and book lists.

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