1. Introductory chapter books aimed at second, third and fourth grade readers overwhelmingly reflect a suburban milieu with white protagonists. Students of other races and ethnicities seldom encounter characters like themselves in books, and some education experts say that can be an obstacle to literacy.

    — 

    Books to Match Diverse Young Readers - Multimedia Feature - NYTimes.com (via sdiaz101)

    Sometimes I feel like we understand each other, NYT, other times—not so much.

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