Victories and Updates with our Beloved Multicultural Children’s Book Day

We are so excited to announce our 2nd Multicultural Children’s Book Day January 27th, 2015 because we’ve added …


Multicultural Children’s Book Day Blogger Co-Hosts

We are excited to add our amazing Co-Hosts to help spread the word about diversity books for kids:

Africa to America

Africa to America

All Done Monkey

All Done Monkey

The Educators’ Spin on It

The Educators' Spin on It, Multicultural Children's Book Day co-hosts

Growing Book by Book

Growing Book by Book

InCultural Parent

InCulture Parent

Kid World Citizen

Kid World Citizen

Mama Smiles

Mama Smiles

Multicultural Kid Blogs

multicultural kid blogs

Sprout’s Bookshelf

Sprout's Bookshelf [Read More…]


Weekend Links: Updates, Victories and DEALS

Christmas is almost upon us and WOW has it been busy around JIAB Headquarters! Thanks to holiday shoppers looking for quality books and activities for kids, I have sold, packed and shipped over 100 copies our Audrey’s Press’ newest book A Year in the Secret Garden. this week alone.   A big part of the […]

Briar Rose

Three Months of Kidlit Book Giveaways! Awesome Books for Teens

Can you believe that Christmas is only a hop-skip-n-a-jump away??? With the winter months upon us, I feel this is a great time for readers of all ages to snuggle in with a good book. I have been blessed with tons of amazing books titles for kids over these last few months and I want […]

Flora cover

How Do You Resolve Conflict with a Penguin? Flora Knows How

I just have to say that I absolutely adore Molly Idle, her art, and her lovely little girl Flora. I can not seem to get enough of Flora and now there is a new Flora book! Flora and the Penguin does not disappoint. The pragmatic mom herself and I were discussing who we think is […]

Diversity Authors and Illustrations Guest Posting on the Multicultural Children’s Book Day Blog!!

As everyone may already know, plans are in full swing for our second Multicultural Children’s Book Day on January 27th! Created by myself and the amazing Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom and myself, event has a goal of not only shing the spotlight on all of the amazing diverse and multicultural children books, authors and illustrators, […]


A Special Reveal !!!

Today is a special day indeed. On February 14th 2015, Jump into a Book is happy to announce that we will be a co-host for International Book Giving Day. As we get closer to the event I’ll fill in the details but for now there is even bigger news to share !!! “Chris Haughton designs […]

Paddington Bear

Do You Remember the Joys of Paddington Bear? The Paddington Treasury

{Guest Post by Hannah Rials} The Paddington Treasury by Michael Bond and illustrated by R.W. Alley is a collection of six wonderful stories from the bear that we all know and love—Paddington Brown. Paddington This story is the introduction to Paddington Bear’s tale. In here, we meet a young bear from the Darkest Peru who […]


Three Months of Book Giveaways! Four Enchanting Tales from Wisdom Tales Press!

  With the winter months upon us, I feel this is a great time for readers of all ages to snuggle in with a good book. I have been blessed with tons of amazing books titles for kids over these last few months and I want to get these books into the hands of young […]


What would you do with a Dreidel that doesn’t Spin ?

It’s nearly Hanukkah time once again and do I have a most magical tale to share with you! The Dreidel That Wouldn’t Spin by Martha Seif Simpson and illustrated by Durga Yael Bernhard is a precious tale which shares an important message of the heart. Two days before Hanukkah, a peddler goes to the toymakers […]


Schooling Through the Seasons: A LiveStream Holiday Event!

Join myself and The Waldorf Homeschool Handbook author Donna Ashton for our second Holiday LiveStream Show entitled Schooling Through the Seasons! Mark your calendars for December 9th 2014 7 pm Eastern On The Waldorf Connection Channel. Donna and I will be discussing idea and tactics for homeschoolers to stay on task during the busy holiday season. […]

Multicultural Children's Book Day

Exciting Updates and Collaborations for Multicultural Children’s Book Day!

Can you believe November is almost over?! January 27th is coming up quickly and we are excited to share all sorts of wonderful updates and victories connected to this event: Valarie and Mia just returned from the National Council of Social Studies meeting in Boston and are still processing the landslide of amazing connections, book […]

The Christmas Wish

What are you Wishing For? The Christmas Wish

The Christmas Wish by Lori Evert and the most stunning photography by her husband Per Breiehagen is mesmerizing and sure to become a family classic. Can you imagine living “…so far North that you never have to put away your winter clothes?” Such is the case for Anja who’s greatest wish is to go to […]