Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Almost Wordless Wednesday

Zarah Gagatiga, head of the Philippine Board on Books for Young People, is...

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Why do we need more children's and YA books with characters of color?

"If you cannot find yourself on the page very early in life, you will go looking for yourself in all the wrong places."
- Richard Peck

I heard Candy Gourlay quote Richard Peck in a speech and I was nearly in tears thinking of all the kids of color who are still looking for themselves in the pages of books.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Bling for the Bunny-Eat-Bunny World!

I just couldn't resist buying this ring. :o)

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Can I have one minute of your time?

Please watch this one-minute video about why The Last Airbender is an example of institutionalized racism.

Thank you so much for your minute.

If you have more time, please check out this blog post. It's a very thorough and articulate explanation of why one man is not supporting The Last Airbender for professional, philosophical, and personal reasons.