Our Mission

Thoughtful reviews.

Our mission

The mission of the Language Learner Literature Advisory Board (LLLAB) is to provide well-rounded feedback about Classroom Library material as it pertains to race, ethnicity, cultures, social class, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, religion, family structure, neurodiversity, abilities, and experiences. The board is composed of a group of diverse members that are well-advanced in their field and can provide trustworthy information to help dismantle social inequalities and support teachers and authors in developing and curating culturally-sustaining reading material. 

We are committed to (un)learning and welcome feedback and suggestions for honoring and validating everyone’s identities, experiences, and realities.

Acknowledgements

At LLLAB, we situate our work in a bigger movement in literature and education—or rather, a series of movements—aimed at improving the quality and thoughtfulness of books, the accountability of authors, and the education of readers. We recommend following these hashtags:

  • #bookaudit
  • #dignidadliteraria
  • #ownvoices
  • #stayinginourlanesproject
  • #wlbookaudit