Our Pod

Here at the Pod, we share thoughts and opinions about the growing need for diversity in
children’s literature. As we get rooted, we will feature stories about Mighty Girls and Gentle Warriors of Change. Please stay a while, and join the conversation.


December 31, 2017

Filling the Diversity Gap in Canadian Children’s Lit in 2018

When I reflect on what was happening in the world while I was writing the initial drafts of The Garden of Peace,I remember the rising hopes […]
October 19, 2017

The Relevance of Bandi Chhor Today

When a country is home to a population of over a billion who are practicing any or none of nine recognized religions, traditions and festivity will […]
April 18, 2017

Why Choose Diverse Books?

The global political climate has certainly pushed many of us to reflect on social justice issues affecting people within our own communities as well as the […]