Resources for Booksellers

Booksellers play an essential role in getting diverse books into the hands of young readers. The following resources can help booksellers identify representative books and deliver them to a wider audience.

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  • The Elephant in the RoomAn insightful take on diversity in children’s books from bookseller Elizabeth Bluemle. Includes links and resources.
  • Selling Color to Customers: A Bookseller’s Guide: More from bookseller and blogger Elizabeth Bluemle. 
  • ShelfTalker: a Publishers Weekly blog, written by two independent booksellers.
  • Tips on Selling “Multicultural” Kid/YA Books: Author Mitali Perkins shares ideas for delivering multicultural books to customers.