Raising A Reader, Too Small to Fail, and the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) held a virtual event, “Writing a New Chapter: Advancing Diversity in  Children’s Books.” If you joined us, we hope you enjoyed it and were inspired by hearing from our wonderful panelists about the state of diversity in children’s books today, why diverse  representation is critical for identity development, as well as innovative efforts to advance this issue. Our friend Mark Swartz with Early Learning Nation wrote a great piece highlighting his five takeaways—check it out!