Rudine S Bishop

Rudine Sims Bishop is Professor Emerita of Education at The Ohio State University, where she has taught courses on children’s literature. Her previous books include Shadow and Substance: Afro-American Experience in Contemporary Children’s Fiction (1982), Presenting Walter Dean Myers (1990), Kaleidoscope: A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K–8 (1994), and Wonders: The Best Children’s Poems of Effie Lee Newsome (1999). She has won several awards and has been on the selection committees for both the Caldecott and Newbery Medals.

Photo by James J. Bishop.


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