Category Archives: Diversity 102

Rukhsana Khan on Cross-Cultural Writing and Achieving True Diversity

Rukhsana Khan shares her comments from the NCTE opening session on cross-cultural writing and what it takes to achieve true diversity.

The Problem with Ethnic Heritage Months

While we can generate a recommended reading list just as well as the next publisher, the problem we find with Native American Heritage Month is that it puts Native American books—and people—in a box. The observance month can easily lead to the bad habit of featuring these books and culture for one month out of the entire year.

What Daniel Handler’s National Book Award Comments Say About Publishing

Why Daniel Handler’s comments at the National Book Award ceremony say a lot about the publishing community.

Big News in Diversity: Big Hero 6 Tops Box Office

We celebrate a big win for diversity this week as Big Hero 6 beats out Interstellar at the box office, proving that diversity sells.

Native American Heritage Month: 10 Children’s Books By Native Writers

A list of 10 recommended books by Native American writers for Native American Heritage Month.

Dream Casting for Our Favorite YA Novels

We share our dream casting for three of our favorite (diverse) YA books: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Eleanor and Park, and Killer of Enemies.

Mix it up! 15 Books about Kindness and Giving

A list of picture books about kindness and giving, to celebrate Mix-It-Up-At-Lunch Day and for all year round.

Diversity News Roundup

Lee & Low rounds up diversity news.

Recap: Diversity Panels at New York Comic Con 2014

Tu Books Publisher Stacy Whitman recaps the Geeks of Color Go Pro and Women of Color in Comics panels from New York Comic Con 2014.

A Win for Diversity in the News

LEE & LOW BOOKS covers our favorite diversity-related news stories.