We Read Diverse Books: Connecting Our Diverse Collections to Our Instruction (May 2017 Issue)

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Subscribers: Do you love diverse books? Check out our May issue in which we look at connecting these books with your instruction and practice. Find tips and advice for getting these books into the hands of your students.

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Serving Rainbow Families in School Libraries by Jamie Campbell Naidoo

Let the Dodo Bird Speak!: A Rejoinder on Diversity in Children’s Books by Kafi Kumasi

Whose History Is It?: Diversity in Historical Fiction for Young Adults by April M. Dawkins

One-Question Survey. Connecting Diverse Students with Diverse Collections by Maria Cahill

Organization & Management

Editor’s Message. Thank You, Carol Simpson! by Carl A. Harvey II


Progressive Collection Development = A Foundation for Differentiated Instruction by Judi Moreillon

Online Literary Discussions with Elementary Students: Lessons Learned for Mediators by Raquel Coifman Cuperman

From the Archives

Your Name Should Be Here by Carl A. Harvey II


Future Forward. Future Forward School Library Administration by Pam Harland

Management Matters. Library Services for Special Education and English Language Learners by Lori Donovan

Copyright Questions of the Month. One Last Question by Carol Simpson

Notes from the Field

Genrefication FAQ by Rachel Grover

Instructional Leadership

Editor’s Message. Embracing Diversity in Your Library by Leslie B. Preddy


Informal Learning, Creative Archiving, and the Library by Naomi Bates

Working with Diverse Students in NYC by Eric Neuman

From the Archives

ESL—Turn It Around and Make a New Acronym: Library Serves Everyone by Kelly M. Hoppe


Leap into Reading! Ten Steps to Finding the Perfect Author by Stacey Rattner

Technology Connections. Digital Reading Tools by Heather Moorefield-Lang

Adding Friction: How to Design Deliberate Thinking into the Research Process. A Teacher Asks, “How Do I Teach Students to Use a Report from a Nongovernmental Organization?” by Debbie Abilock

Library in Context

Editor’s Message. The Road to Diversity: Action Steps and Learning Steps by Rebecca J. Morris


The Power of Literature: An Interview with Miranda Paul by Daniella Smith

Read Like a Teen by Cynthia Cassidy

From the Archives

“There’s Work to Be Done!”: WNDB…weneeddiversebooks.org by Christie Kaaland


Enacting Leadership. Read and Lead with Diversity by Melissa Jacobs and Melissa P. Johnston

On Common Ground. Moving Diverse Books from Your Library Shelves and into the Hands of Readers by Mary Francis Zilonis and Chris Swerling

Advocacy in Reach. Summer Conference Getaway by Stony Evans



Editor’s Message. Hacking the Digital Toolbox by Sylvia Vardell

Author of the Month: Bethany Barton


Editor’s Message. Creating Empathy through Reading by Liz Deskins

Bringing Awareness about Unhealthy Relationships by Luanne McCammon


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