Conference Proceeding: Inspire New Books: How Librarians Can Make a Difference

Until early this year, there were no books about Israeli history for children. What changed? A middle grade novel about the Six Day War was published in April, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the war. Why was a children’s book finally written about Israel’s history? The answer: because a Jewish educator spoke up. Librarians have a unique understanding of which topics lack representation. Want to inspire change? Come find out how you can.