Tag Archives: intersectionality

When Aidan Became a Brother – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: When Aidan became a Brother Author: Kyle Lukoff Illustrator: Kaylani Juanita  Publisher: Lee & Low Books Inc., 2019 Ages: 4-8 Themes: being a big brother, lgbtqia+, transgender, trans boy, family, intersectionality, transitioning, #ownvoices, pride, genders, identity Opening: When Aidan was born everyone thought … Continue reading

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Kidlitwomen Podcast #38 – Joanna Marple

My school librarian podcast is up on the kidlitwomen.com website – I offer suggestions on how to bring equality to your bookshelves! (psst! also good tips for holiday shopping). Don’t miss! ow.ly/GPFB30mFr6G Please follow and like us:

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Diversity – What does it mean for writers and young readers?

I’m thrilled to be back blogging after a stellar three-month summer hiatus. I completed the first draft to my contemporary YA, which is my MFA thesis. I attended a superb writer’s craft conference for the benefit of the non-profit Sierra … Continue reading

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