Monday, March 15, 2010

Little Lov'n Monday

Little Lov'n Monday is a day we celebrate the work of fellow bloggers and other sites of note. Post a link to anything you think deserves a little lov'n. Leave a link. Today, we celebrate International Women's Day. Read and comment. Your goal: Read and comment to 5 blogs this week.

Give a little lovin'. This week's links:

Retrieving Women's History @ Writers of Color 50 Book Challenge.
Imam reviews historical writing on African women, discussing areas which have been studied, areas which haven't, and approaches taken towards African women in historical writing. I found the last bit most interesting.

Diversity Roll Call: Celebrating Women's History at Color Online
March is Women's History Month. To celebrate I am asking you to provide a short annotated bibliography of reference or history titles.

Cheryl Dorsey: A Woman Making History at Women's Media Center.
She has served as a White House Fellow, Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Special Assistant to the Director of the Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Labor Department, and most recently Vice-Chair of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, after serving as a team member on the Obama Presidential Transition’s Technology, Innovation, and Government Reform Policy Working Group.

Social Justice Challenge:Domestic Violence and Child Abuse
A HUGE subject matter and sadly, one you won’t have any trouble finding any books, fiction or non-fiction, that address this awful plague. Take some time and look around the page set up with book, media and website recommendations.

Environmental issues in children's literature at Literacy, families and learning
2. The relationship of people to the environment This sub-category includes books that tell of the fine balance between man and his environment and the disastrous consequences when we get this balance wrong. In these stories it is not a matter of deliberate action, but rather ignorance and failure to plan effectively, which leads to the destruction of environments whose beauty was once a lure to people.

Round up of Middle Grade and YA Science Fiction/fantasy at Charlotte's Library
Lee and Low books has acquired Tu Publishing! Tu started as an independent imprint dedicated to multi-cultural middle grade and YA sff; in its new home, its mission will be unchanged. Why this acquisition is a good thing--the number of books Tu can publish in its first year will be larger, and the books will more easily find their way to book stores.

1 comment:

MissAttitude said...

Great links! I'm so happy for Tu and I'm excited that Lee & Low will have more teen books.

I just finished Touching Snow which deals with child abuse and it was heartbreaking. Have you read it? ahh and then I read If You Come Softly and finished that and it was heartbreaking as well so I'm currently heartless :0 haha