This week I have a very important post to share – written by a teacher who happens to be Asian American.
Having Diverse Books Isn’t Enough by Katharine Hale
Katherine shares about her book buying experience at a teacher’s conference, and reviews the book she bought.
Be sure to read all the way to the end for a well-thought out book review and a twist to the book-buying story. The comments also have some interesting points, which leads me to our next link:
I first came across this ages ago and was happy to find it linked in the comments of the first article, because this is such a great reference. This line in particular jumped out at me: “In friendships between white and non-white children, is it the child of color who does most of the understanding and forgiving?” because that is a subtle indication of bias that I have overlooked in the past.