We Are America: Walter Dean Myers Talks Life, Love And Harlem (video)

walter dean myersIn this video the 2012 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Walter Dean Myers, talks about the impact learning to read had on him and why it’s important for him to tell of the urban African American experience in Harlem and the other Harlem’s of the world. Continue Reading →

Souleo: More Than Enough White Children’s Books?

King for a Day_by Rukhsana Khan and illustrated by Christiane Krömer_Courtesy of LEE & LOW BOO KSA young boy fights bullying while celebrating Basant, a springtime kite-flying festival in “King For A Day.” A group of kids transform their bodies into the letters A-Z in “AFRO-BETS ABC Book.” Continue Reading →