Diverse Book Sources

The books that line the shelves at the library are chosen with thought by trained selectors. Many types of sources are used. Library journals and industry magazines have been steady guides. To continually meet the needs of readers, other sources are explored to enhance the depth and breadth of titles, subjects and author diversity.

Advocacy Nonprofits

SOURCE FOCUS AGE 

 American Indian Library Association

American Indians

All Ages

Arab American National Museum 

Arab Americans

Youth

Asian/Pacific American Library Association

Asian Pacific Americans

All Ages

Dolly Gray Award

Disabilities

Youth

Schneider Family Book Award

Disabilities

Youth

Ethnic and Multicultural Exchange Round Table

Diversity

All Ages

We Need Diverse Books

Diversity

Youth

Notable Books for a Global Society

Diversity

Youth

Jane Addams Peace Association

Diversity

Youth

Rise: A Feminist Book Project

Feminism

Youth

Association of Jewish Libraries

Judaism

All Ages

Reforma National

Latinx

All Ages

Over the Rainbow

LGBTQIA+

Adult

LAMBDA

LGBTQIA+

All Ages

Middle East Outreach Council

Middle East

Youth

     
     
     
     

Media Sources                                                FOCUS

Brown Bookshelf Black
   
   
   
   

publishers and literary agencies                FOCUS

Just Us Books Black
Asian Author Alliance Asian
   
   
   
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