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NYC School Librarian Guidebook: Diversity and Equity

Diversity & Equity Resources for Librarians

Resources to examine our inherent bias, promote personal awareness, and help us  build collections for our students that reflect themselves and the world around them.

Equity & Diversity Readings

Evaluation

Ten Quick Ways to Analyze Children's Books for Racism and Sexism

These ten guidelines are offered as a starting point in evaluating children’s books, from

World of Words Center for Global Literacy at the Univ. of Arizona.

 

12 Stereotypes that should raise red flags

 

Representation Matters: Strategies for Building an Inclusive Collection

The Danger of a Single Story

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