Ethnic diversity is on the rise in the U.S. So why are children's books still so white? Only about 6 percent of kids' books published in 2013 feature characters that are African-American, Latino, Asian or Native American. We take up the discussion with authors, illustrators and librarians. Does the ethnicity of characters in children's books matter to you?
Guests' Recommendations for Books Featuring People of Color
Nina Lindsay's Picks:
Rain by Linda Ashman, with illustrations by Christian Robinson
Niño Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales
The Thing About Luck Cynthia Kadohata