Mosaic: Our Characters in the World

Slide1“Mosaic: Our Characters in the World”: A workshop for writers of children’s and young adult books.

Maria Padian and I presented this workshop at the New England SCBWI conference in May.  I’ll add resources on this topic regularly here on my site. Here are the first two handouts.

Mosaic – Our Characters in the World~ Description, Resources, Links on Diversity in Children’s Books

Mosaic-Our Characters in the world WRITING PROMPTS


Ghiso, Maria Paula and Gerald Campano. “Ideologies of Language and Identity in U.S. Children’s Literature.” pp. 47-55.  Bookbird, a Journal of International Children’s Literature. 51.3(2013).

Diversity is Not Enough, Race, Power, Publishing  by Daniel Jose Older on Buzzfeed