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Contemporary U.S. Literature: Multicultural Perspectives

The latest edition of US Society and Values, an electronic journal of the State Department, is dedicated to writings on contemporary multicultural literature. Scholars and writers reflect upon the meaning of multiculturalism in contemporary American literature and review the dominant contemporary strains. There are articles here devoted to "Arab American, Asian American, black American, Hispanic...
Sharing Through Story

The Sharing Through Story platform focuses on Indigenous texts and literacy resources that educators can implement in their classrooms to acknowledge and celebrate the original storytellers. These resources include a Literacy Seed Kit (a list of "culturally relevant resources," and texts accompanied by teaching guides); an Indigenous Literature Kit (a more than 300-page professional development...
We Need Diverse Books

We dedicated our Fall 2017 special issue of The Scout Report to the topic of banned and challenged books, in honor of the American Library Association's 35th annual Banned Books Week. Our special issue was a reader favorite on social media and no website was more popular than the fabulous blog We Need Diverse Books. Why did we feature this resource in our Banned Books Week issue? As writer Malinda...