Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Y'A & Children's Literature
The Brown Shelf
According to their press release, “The Brown Bookshelf founders emphasize their desire to enhance, not duplicate efforts to increase awareness to books by authors of color. “We weren’t about to recreate the wheel,” Johnson says. “Our partners are in the trenches doing similar work to bring attention to good books. But often the focus is too broadly focused on all books by African Americans.
Our focus is solely on books for children. It’s imperative people see there are lots of quality books out there for teens and young readers.”
Check it out!