Category Archives: Diversity, Race, and Representation

Conversation about diversity, multiculturalism, race, and inclusion.

Interview: Katheryn Russell-Brown on the research behind Little Melba and Her Big Trombone 

Author Katheryn Russell-Brown talks about the research that went into Little Melba and her Big Trombone.

Cover Reveal: Ink and Ashes 

Cover reveal for INK AND ASHES by Valynne E. Maetani, Tu Books’ first New Visions Award winner.

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.

Out Today: Rose Eagle

Tu Books is excited to announce the release of its first e-novella: ROSE EAGLE, prequel to the award-winning KILLER OF ENEMIES.

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.

Sweet News in Diversity

LEE & LOW BOOKS rounds up some great news in diversity.

Diversity News Roundup

Lee & Low rounds up diversity news.