Monica Brown on All Things Considered

Enjoy this insightful NPR interview with my wonderful and talented friend Monica Brown. “It wasn’t until I had children … that I decided to write for children,” Brown tells NPR’s Arun Rath. “I knew I wanted to write stories that … Continue reading

A Response to “Why Hasn’t the Number of Multicultural Books Increased In Eighteen Years?”

I read this article with great interest. I’ve been writing about the need for children’s literature that reflects our reality for over twenty years. I remember sitting in an audience and hearing Virginia Hamilton and Arnold Adoff ask the same … Continue reading