#KidLitWomen - Week 2

#KidLitWomen is going STRONG! Have you been reading? I'm sharing this Sunday so that you can have time to read over the weekend.
We're celebrating Women's History Month with 31 days of posts focused on improving the climate for social and gender equality in the children’s and teens’ literature community. Join in the conversation on Facebook or Twitter #kidlitwomen.
Meg Medina: Show Me The Money - Learning to Value Ourselves
Elana K. Arnold: The Trouble with ChickLit
Diana Rodriguez Wallach: What It’s Like to Be a Latina Author in a Publishing Box
Christina Taylor Butler: Gender Inequity, Part 2: Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards

Nancy Werlin: Financial Fear - And Women Writers and Artists
Susan Adrian: Boy Books vs. Girl Books: How Do We Stop the Labeling?
Traci Bold: Not Just a Pretty Picture: Women Illustrators and Why I Love Their Work
Lin Oliver: Some Numbers About the Role of Women in SCBWI

Kathleen T. Horning: A Preponderance of Pink
Tui T. Sutherland: My Sons' Library
Miranda Paul: The Old Boys' English Canon (And How to Change That)
Grace Lin: The Wrong Question

Eboni Darnell: Self-acceptance Despite the Stereotypes
Holly Thompson: #KidLitWomen Celebrating #WomenInTranslation
Linda Sue Park: Continuing the conversations begun by Christine Taylor-Butler and Miranda Paul, here are links to PDFs of articles by Dr. Melanie Koss, on diversity and gender in Caldecott books
The Little Crooked Cottage: Best Books of the Year
From Kidlit Artists: #KidLitWomen Caldecott and Women

Dev Petty: Changing the Game
Kate Messner: More Voices, More Faces: A Challenge for Educators, Conference & Festival Organizers, and Authors & Illustrators
Heather Scott's: Name our female fighters!
Erin Dionne: The Fallacy of the Strong Female Character

MARCH 10th
Sarah Aronson: The Future is Female
Elizabeth Lewis: Are you a legend? The value of the age
Debbie Reese: Indigenous #KidLitWomen at American Indians in Children's Literature

In addition to Joyce Wan (3/3) and Traci Bold (3/6), a number of people are sharing daily or regular posts about women illustrators and books by women with the #kidlitwomen hashtag. Here are some of them:
Debbi Michiko Florence on Facebook
Kieren Dutcher on Facebook
Donalyn Miller on Facebook
Katherine Roy on Twitter, @KRoyStudio
Josh Funk on Twitter, @joshfunkbooks
Eve Aldridge on Facebook

You can also access the full list as it progresses at Mishka Yeager's Website.
MY post will go live on March 17th!
Did the #kidlitwomen Caldecott Gender Gap article get you down? Try some uplift! Follow @citymousedc and @AlisonLMorris for a post a day about books illustrated by women! Post your own faves, too (don't forget WOC!) with #kidlitwomen and #womeninillustration

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