Thursday, May 1, 2014

#WeNeedDiverseBooks Campaign

I'm so excited about the #WeNeedDiverseBooks Campaign that was kicked off today! Here's my submission:

That's my daughter sitting next to me, acting very engrossed with Pointe by Brandy Colbert.  I feel certain that there will be more diverse books by the time she's reading YA, but it's not going to happen unless we take action.  In the meantime, I'm seeking diverse picture books to read to her!

Another reason I personally think this campaign is important:

Check out more pics from people all over passionate about diversity on the We Need Diverse Books tumblr page!


  1. This is such a cool campaign! I've been really excited to see it picking up steam over the last few days and I hope it can make a positive impact.

  2. I love your quote! This has been such an incredible campaign.

    1. Thank you! I agree, it's fantastic.