The STEM Read Podcast - #MeToo Movement in Children's Literature

Jun 26, 2018

Episode 10: #MeToo Movement in Children’s Literature with Anne Ursu & Martha Brockenbrough and Melanie Koss

In this episode of the STEM Read Podcast we sit down with two major voices in the children's literature #MeToo movement, Anne Ursu and Martha Brockenbrough, as well as NIU Professor and Literary scholar Melanie Koss. 

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The STEM Read Podcast is produced in collaboration with WNIJ.

Notes & External Links

·      Read Anne Ursu’s original article here

·      Donald Trump Unpresidentedby Martha Brockenbrough

·      The Real Boy, Breadcrumbs, the Cronus Chronicles by Anne Ursu

·      Learn more about Melanie Koss’ Research here

·      Learn more about NIU’s College of Education

·      Diversify Your Library

·      Learn more about #WeNeedDiverseBooks

·      What is consent?

·      Ashfallby Mike Mullin

·      There’s Someone Inside Your Houseby Stephanie Perkins

·      SPEAKby Laurie Anderson

·      Asking for Itby Louise O'Neill

·      Inexcusableby Chris Lynch

·      Boy Toyby Barry Lyga

·      Learn more about #OwnVoices

·      Learn more about ALA

·      Learn more about SCBWI

·      Read Kelly Jensen’s Article on Sexual Harassment in the Library Here

·      How to support someone who is considering reporting

·      Learn more about Adam Gidwitz

·      To learn more about #MeToo please visit their official site.

·      Remember, You are Not Alone.