You may have noticed #WeNeedDiverseBooks on twitter starting May 1st and extending to May 3rd.
It was the top trending hashtag and in no small part due to our very own Ellen Oh, with Malinda Lo and Cindy Pon! You can read much more on the background and why it is so important to us, as a community of writers for children here: Publishers Weekly - Diversity campaign goes viral
So we're very proud to say there were over 107,000 tweets and retweets during
the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign.And you can see much more about it here: What does the #WeNeedDiverseBooks Tweet archive tell us? and even get a link to the Best Tumblr feeds
Here's the most retweeted post, which came with this heading from Gayle Forman.
The reason #WeNeedDiverseBooks: So both my daughters can see themselves—and each other—in books.
So today we're throwing open our virtual fantasy library and sharing our favorite diverse fantasy books and we'd like you to share yours as well!
Here are some of my favorites:
Okay, so now on this gorgeous Cinco de Mayo day - we're asking, what are your favorite diverse books in fantasy?