Rachel Rosenberg

Rachel Rosenberg has been writing since she was a child—at 13, she was published alongside celebs and fellow teens in Chicken Soup For the Teenage Soul 2. Rachel has a degree in Creative Writing from Montreal’s Concordia University; she’s been published in a few different anthologies and publications, including Best Lesbian Love Stories 2008, Little Fiction, Big Truth’s Re/Coded anthology and Broken Pencil magazine. She also appeared on the Montreal episode of the Grownups Read Things They Wrote As Kids podcast. Her day job is as a Children’s Librarian, where she digs singing and dancing with small humans.

Read and Learn: Culturally Diverse Children’s Book Publishers and Imprints

If you're looking for diverse children's books, check out these publishers and imprints that prioritize authentic representation.

Hopeful Stories about Hard Times: Picture Books to Help Kids Push Through

There are so many big topics worth talking about with young readers. These hopeful stories about hard times, including We Are Water Protectors, can help.

How to Create a Virtual Book Club — or Revive One that’s Languishing

Virtual book clubs are safer during the pandemic, and they can also be more accessible. Here's how to start (or revive) one of your own.

Heather Has How Many Mommies? The Importance of Community to The Creation of HEATHER HAS TWO MOMMIES

How did HEATHER HAS TWO MOMMIES, one of the most challenged books in the US, come to be written?

6 Times Late Lost Library Books Found Their Way Home

Better late than never, right? These lonely library books made it back home eventually—it just took 40+ years.

Pride Is Nearly Here: New LGBTQ+ Picture Books

New LGBTQ+ picture books to put on your shelves, because it's essential to show children various ways to be happy and true to themselves.

Nobuko Yoshiya: 1920s Revolutionary Lesbian Novelist

Nobuko Yoshiya was a wealthy, successful novelist who was out as a lesbian in Japan in the 1920s. So why isn't she a famous queer icon?

It Began With a Sneeze: Magnetic Poetry’s Origin Story

Magnetic poetry was fairly ubiquitous in the '90s. Its inspirations, which include an avant grade art movement, may surprise you.

Reading Authentically: The Current State of Diversity in Picture Books

There are more picture books being published now that feature children of color, but are authors and illustrators of color writing them?

Clara Stanton Jones: Librarian and Advocate

On the life and legacy of Carol Stanton Jones, the first Black woman to serve as director of a central public library system in the US.