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Shannon Hale interview: Girl (and boy) power

Shannon Hale creates fun plots and strong characters for all ages and genders. Yet her books are often labeled as “for girls only” – and she’s fighting hard to change that.

By Eliana Osborn | Published: January 31, 2018

We Need Diverse Books

Half of U.S. children under age 5 are non-white. But only 10 percent of children’s books in the last
two decades featured multicultural characters. The math doesn’t add up. And one nonprofit organization is determined
to even the playing field.

By Melissa Hart | Published: July 6, 2017