D. Hiden Ramsey Library | The
University of North Carolina at Asheville
July 21, 2000
Please join us for this first annual day-conference that
encourages and celebrates diversity in books for young people.
Dianne Johnson, Associate Professor of English at the
University of South Carolina, is both a scholar of African American children's literature
and a writer of children's books. Her works include The Best of the Brownies' Book
(Oxford 1996), Presenting Laurence Yep (Twayne 1995), and a special issue of African
American Review (Spring 1998) devoted to black children's literature and illustration,
which she edited with Catherine Lewis. As Dinah Johnson, her books for children include Quinnie
Blue (Henry Holt 2000), Sunday Week (Henry Holt 1999), and All Around Town
(Henry Holt 1998).