The editors of School Library Journal (SLJ) were recently made aware of a serious error within our review of Tim Tharp’s audiobook Mojo (Listening Library, 2013), published in our July 2013 print magazine. In an email to SLJ executive editor Kathy Ishizuka, YA author and editor Saundra Mitchell explained her disappointment:
NEW YORK — Toy companies are working harder to think outside their usual box, offering more inclusive products such as dolls with disabilities, female superhero figures and characters with a range of skin tones.Many of the products breaking down the barriers started with smaller businesses, but big names like Mattel and Hasbro are getting into the game and will be offering lots more options this holiday season.What that means on the shelves is Barbies that have a greater variety of body
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