It is important to have a wide range of diverse books for children to read. Learn about how you can support the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign May 1-3, 2014.

The wonderful thing about the Internet is there is so much out there. Lately, I’ve been feeling the love for all the wonderful educators and parents who are sharing all the great literature that is out there for teens today.

Here are a few of my favorites YA book reviewers of late with a little bit about them from their websites.

Now that I am a parent, and my girls are old enough, I want to watch this film with them. My girls are biracial (like me) and I think it will be meaningful for them to see our family represented in the mix of families presented.

Check out these online resources for teachers and parents to share non-fiction stories about teens who are “Different Like Me”. This series highlights the stories of young people who have learned to overcome/embrace experiences that make them unique.

This week I just couldn’t get enough of celebrating Rev. Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday. I come from a bi-racial family, and if it weren’t for his and others’ tireless work, my parents might not have come together.