Diversity Within Diversity: 2015 ALA Youth Media Awards “Change the Landscape” of Recognition in Children’s Literature
The flurry of each announcement at the American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards in February quickly snowballed into perhaps the most diverse awards list in the history of children’s… More
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