Halito My Friends

“Halito means hello in Choctaw, but I didn’t find that out for a long, long time.” from Halito Gianna: The Journey Continues. In my journey as a family genealogist, I have found out many astonishing things about my ancestors.  I began my research with my grandparents and continued on from there enjoying the amazing journey that continues … More Halito My Friends

Picture This: Reflecting Diversity in Children’s Book Publishing

Originally posted on sarahpark.com:
At the 2016 ALA Annual Conference, author Tameka Fryer Brown presented the Cooperative Children’s Book Center’s (CCBC) multicultural publishing statistics during the panel “Celebrating Diversity: The Brown Bookshelf Salutes Great Books for Kids.” She displayed Tina Kügler’s oft-cited 2012 infographic, with the comment that even though the numbers are now…