Nina Lindsay’s Article in SLJ, Author Mal Peet Dies

brown girl dreamingNina Lindsay’s Article in School Library Journal Addresses Diversity: Nina Lindsay of the Oakland Public Library (and longtime ACL member) has written a thoughtful article on the recent children’s book award winners and diversity for School Library Journal. Check it out: .  Some folks (hopefully, just a vocal minority) questioned whether books with non-white characters will appeal to a wide audience, and Nina addresses the fallacy of that quite clearly.

Author Mal Peet Dies: Mal Peet died of cancer on March 2, 2015. The British author is best Peetknown for his first novel, Keeper (Candlewick, 2003), which is popular with teen readers.

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