Jewel Davis

Education: Master of Library and Information Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Master of Arts in Teaching, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Bachelor of Arts in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Service Interests: Coretta Scott King Book Awards Jury Board Member, Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE; North Carolina Library Association Past Chair, Roundtable for Ethnic Minority Concerns; Young Adult Library Services Association; American Library Association; Departmental Personnel Committee, Belk Library. Scholarly Interests: Diversity in Children's and Young Adult Literature; Creativity and Care in Higher Education.

There are 7 included publications by Jewel Davis :

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Coretta Scott King Book Awards: 2020 Discussion Guide 2020 126 Discussion guide for books awarded and honored by the Coretta Scott King Book Awards. An Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table by the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee. -- American Library Association
Creative Justice: The Podcast ("For The Love Of Books") 2020 28 Podcast: On this episode, members of the Appalachian State University libraries staff and faculty talk about the power of the written word and some of their favorite books that center marginalized voices and art as social justice. This episode was re...
(De)constructing Imagination: Racial Bias And Counter-Storytelling In Young Adult Speculative Fiction 2020 75 This critical content analysis examines representations of race and ethnicity in three young adult speculative novels: Children of Blood and Bone, The Black Witch, and Carve the Mark. This study utilizes Critical Race Theory to closely analyze texts ...
Dreaming In Color: Identifying Race And Ethnicity In YA Speculative Fiction Reviews 2017 77 Speculative fiction is a popular YA genre that has shown a lack of diversity through the years. With the most recent call for diverse youth literature, librarians and youth advocates are in need of authentic diverse speculative fiction titles to prom...
Exploring In Plain Sight 2019 36 CSK Blog: The Blog of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards, published April 25, 2019.
New Members Roundtable Student Chapter Toolkit 2018 56 The 2018 Emerging Leaders Team H (Adam Chang, Jewel Davis, Mea Warren, Elspeth Olson, Samantha QuiƱon, and Philip Carter) worked with the New Members Round Table to create virtual toolkits usable by ALA student chapters and new professionals to aid i...
"We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices" Educator Guide 2018 229 A Teacher Guide prepared for the social justice anthology We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices.