Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Why World Wednesday?

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Check out this great graphic from Firstbook.org.  Those of us on the middle grade, realistic fiction Cybils committee definitely noticed this.

I wonder if this is improving at all?

5 comments:

Mrs. FB said...

Argh!

Mrs. ReaderPants said...

Wow! That is seriously amazing, but not really surprising if you think about it. I would love to put this graphic on a screen or poster to see what my students have to say about it. Would be a great way to introduce some multi-cultural titles or as part of a MC display. Thanks for sharing!

Dena BooksforKids said...

I've seen quite a bit about this issue lately. I wonder about the numbers and what all factors into it.

Mia said...

Does not seem to be improving over the last 18 years~

lisas2186 said...

Yikes! These stats are even grimmer than I thought.

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