Racial Diversity in Children’s Books: The Pros & Cons of Subtlety

Originally posted on The Misfortune Of Knowing:
I want my daughters to read books that feature characters from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Back in May, as part of the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign, I wrote: My daughters need to know that everyone has a story to tell, and that stories written by or featuring people of another race, ethnicity, or…

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