book review

The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo review and kirigami activity!

I’ve loved the book The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo for years. This sweet tale is basically about when a fortuneteller’s tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese and orphan Peter Augustus Duchene knows the questions that he needs to ask. This boy is filled with questions about his missing family and… Read More The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo review and kirigami activity!

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Diverse Holiday Books about Santa Lucia, Hanukkah, Diwali and Kwanzaa Traditions

It never ceases to amaze me how many beautiful and Diverse Holiday Books for kids that there are that celebrate this festive holiday season. Lately I’ve noticed quite a few of these Diverse Holiday Books about Santa Lucia, Hanukkah, Diwali and Kwanzaa Traditions so I thought I share a few that have either landed on my desk or… Read More Diverse Holiday Books about Santa Lucia, Hanukkah, Diwali and Kwanzaa Traditions

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Diverse Books for Kids | Cost=ZERO

Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) is a non-profit that I co-founded along with fellow mom, Mia Wenjen, that has a mission of helping kids “see themselves” on the pages of the books they read. This event has evolved into something so incredibly wonderful and positive: far more than all of us could have ever imagined.… Read More Diverse Books for Kids | Cost=ZERO

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Beautiful Books for Young Readers | Audrey Press’ Holiday Book Love Sale

As the holiday season approaches, consider adding the gift of books to your shopping list. There are many wonderful booklists available for parents looking to give their child the gift of reading and adventure. A book makes a great gift because they are meaningful, beautiful, portable, appealing, and inexpensive and it’s a gift that can… Read More Beautiful Books for Young Readers | Audrey Press’ Holiday Book Love Sale