Day of Diversity: MN Edition – Resources

Day of Diversity: MN Edition
co-sponsored by CYP and DORT
Minnesota Library Association | October 9, 2015

Adichie, Chimamanda. (2009 October 7). “The Danger of a Single Story.” Ted Talks.

Bluemle, Elizabeth. shelftalker –

The Brown Bookshelf –

Bruce, Allie Jane. (2015 Fall). “On Being White.” Children & Libraries: The Journal of the Association for Library Service to Children 13(3), 3-6.

CBC Diversity –

De Colores: The Raza Experience in Books for Children –

Derman-Sparks, Louise. (2013) “An Updated Guide for Selecting Anti-Bias Children’s Books.” Teaching for Change. –

Derman-Sparks, Louise and Patricia G. Ramsey. (2002). “What If All the Kids are White? Multicultural/Anti-Bias Education with White Children.” Teaching for Change.

Día: Day of Diversity resources (2015 January) –

Horning, Kathleen T. (2014 May 1). “Children’s Books: Still an All-White World?” School Library Journal.

Koester, Amy. “Selection is Privilege.” The Show Me Librarian blog.

Larrick, Nancy. (1965). “The All White World of Children’s Literature.” Saturday Review, 63-65.

Lo, Malinda. (2015 February). “Perceptions of Diversity in Book Reviews.” Diversity in YA

Lonial, Amita. (2015 Sept 23). “My Turn: Challenging Ourselves to Talk About Race.” Illinois Library Association: Because Libraries Matter 33(5).

Low, Jason. (2013 June). “Why Hasn’t the Number of Multicultural Books Increased in Eighteen Years?” Lee & Low blog.

McIntosh, Peggy. (1988). “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.” White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work on Women’s Studies. –

Pinkney, Andrea Davis. (2014 May 3.) “Rejoice the Legacy.” May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture at the UMN Children’s Literature Research Collections.

Reading While White blog –

Reese, Debbie. American Indians in Children’s Literature blog.

Talk Story Together –

Teaching for Change –

Teaching Tolerance –

Vamos a Leer: Teaching Latin America Through Literacy.

We Need Diverse Books –

Winkler, E. N. (2009). “Children are Not Colorblind: How Young Children Learn Race.” PACE: Practical Approaches for Continuing Education. HighReach Learning, 3(3), 1-8.

Compiled by
Sarah Park Dahlen, St. Catherine University
Tami Lee, Ramsey County Library
Joan Trygg, Red Balloon Bookshop
Lisa Von Drasek, UMN Children’s Literature Research Collection and ALSC Day of Diversity Planning Committee
Gretchen Wronka, ALSC Day of Diversity Planning Committee

DayofDiversityMN-handout (PDF)