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Mirrors, Windows and Sliding Glass Doors

Rudine Sims Bishop uses “Mirrors, Windows and Sliding Glass Doors” as an analogy to discuss the importance of diversity in books and the authors who write them. We need books in which children can see reflections of themselves – but also look through and see other worlds. 

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Rudine Sims Bishop


Rudine Sims Bishop

Rudine Sims Bishop, professor emerita at Ohio State University, has been referred to as the “mother of” multicultural children’s literature for her groundbreaking American children’s literature research.

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