Askews and Holts Library Services Ltd

Core Commitments

Actively promote and display books that are inclusive of a diverse range of characters.

Seek advice and consultancy to ensure that diverse characters are authentic.

Supplementary Commitments

For each book ask ‘Who is represented in this book, and how? Are the characters reflective of the world we live in? Is the representation authentic?’

Discuss inclusion and diversity with colleagues and challenge those who downplay its importance.

Actively develop knowledge of different facets of diversity.

Seek out and support those who create and curate high-quality inclusive books.

Signed 19 January 2017