CCBC in the News

The January/February 2021 issue of The Horn Book Magazine featured two pieces by by CCBC librarians:

In other outlets, the CCBC’s diversity statistics have been recently mentioned/cited by:

  • Children’s book editor Rosemary Brosnan, who noted the impact of the CCBC’s diversity statistics on her work in a discussion with author Cynthia Leitich Smith about their new HarperCollins publishing imprint, Heartdrum, in the Bookpage interview “Native Creatives: Behind the Scenes at Heartdrum.”
  • Associate Professor Lindsay Pérez Huber in “Rooting Out Racism,” an article on evaluating children’s books for the online journal The Conversation.
  • Author Linda Sue Park, in a video presentation in which she discusses “the scarcity myth,” showing the breakdown of who is getting published by broad identity categories. Her use of CCBC data includes a graph created by librarian Madeline Tyner, animated by author/illustrator Grace Lin.