I'm Gabrielle Prendergast, the author of WICKET SEASON (featuring a Jamaican Canadian protagonist) and the upcoming verse novels AUDACIOUS and CAPRICIOUS, which also feature a diverse cast of characters. In response to discussions about diversity in YA and MG books, I'm building a collection of images to inspire writers for children and young adults and the artists who design covers for their books. Young Adult book covers in particular seem to be caught in a rut. Let's escape the mundane, the blonde white girls, the gowns, the floaty hair, the dead girls. Let's imagine outside the box. Read my blog at www.angelhorn.com
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Number 29: Happiness by ~Rohwen I just felt like nodding to Afghani women today, so here it is. Welcome to Canada!