Magic Under Glass: The White-Washing Of Young Adult Fiction Continues

Last year, Bloomsbury chose a white cover model for a YA novel about a black girl. They fixed it — but now they've done it again. » 1/18/10 4:00pm 1/18/10 4:00pm

"Whitewashed" Book Gets A New Cover

Justine Larbalestier's Liar, whose original white cover image didn't match its black protagonist, is getting a new jacket. The publisher is sorry the old cover was "interpreted by some as a calculated decision to mask the character's ethnicity." [Independent] » 8/11/09 10:40am 8/11/09 10:40am

Are "Black Covers" Segregated In Bookstores?

Why did Bloomsbury Press choose this cover for a YA novel about a short-haired black girl? Maybe because, according to publishers, "black covers don't sell." » 7/23/09 3:40pm 7/23/09 3:40pm