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Please join us on January 27th as we celebrate multicultural, diverse and inclusive books for kids for Multicultural Children’s Book Day. To help us with our mission to get diversity books into the hands of children, we are giving away a TON of books.

Please join us for our Twitter party where we will be discussing children’s books and giving away packages of diversity books for kids every 5 minutes!

Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party

Robert Liu-Trujillo Multicultural Children's Book Day FREE poster

Win Packages of Diversity Books for Kids

Wednesday, January 27th

9:00 pm -10 pm EST

Hashtag: #ReadYourWorld

We will be discussing:

Q1: What diverse, multicultural and inclusive books are you reading with your kids? #ReadYourWorld

Q2: What diversity/multicultural/inclusive topics are you having trouble finding? #ReadYourWorld

Q3: How do you feel about mixed race characters in books? Are there enough? #ReadYourWorld

Q4: Would you read a book about a race or culture that isn’t yours or your child’s? Would you buy this book? #ReadYourWorld

Q5: Are there certain diverse characters that you see too much of … say studious Asian Americans? #ReadYourWorld

Q6: What diverse characters would you like to see? (I’d love to see an Asian American in a dance picture book!) #ReadYourWorld

Q7: Do you follow KidLit awards that are specific to an ethnicity like the (Pura) Belpré Medal? #ReadYourWorld

Q8: With racist political rhetoric in the media, how do you teach your kids compassion and understanding towards Muslims (or any other group)? #ReadYourWorld

Q9: Who are your favorite authors of a diverse nature? #ReadYourWorld

Q10: What are your favorite diversity books? #ReadYourWorld

Q11: Do you have a new author discovery that you are excited about? #ReadYourWorld

Q12: If you were to buy one children’s book of a diverse nature, what would it be about? #ReadYourWorld

Multicultural Children's Book Day Jan 27th #ReadYourWorld

12 Diversity Book Bundle Prizes, 1 Prize handed Out Every 5 Minutes!

Multicultural Children’s Book Day Grand Prize Diversity Book Bundle

Thank you to all the authors and publishers who donated books! They are noted next to each book.

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party Grand Prize Book Giveaway

  • Quickest Kid In Clarksville-Chronicle Books
  • Mystery of the Thief in the Night-Pack-n-Go-Girls
  • The Peace Tree-Lee and Low
  • Sunbelievable-StoryQuest
  • Hands Around the Library-Karen Leggett and Susan Roth
  • Never Say a Mean Word Again– Wisdom Tales
  • Just Like Me Climbing a Tree-Wisdom Tales
  • Don’t Judge a Bird by it’s Feathers-Tori Nighthawk
  • Poetry Friday Anthology-Pomelo Books
  • Call Me Tree– Lee and Low
  • Hoodie Hero– Shout Mouse Press
  • In The Forbidden City-The China Institute

Q1 Prize: Diversity Picture Books, Ages 4-8

Q1 Prize: Picture Books Ages 4-8

  • I wonder, I wonder-Valerie Christopher
  • Centipede Dragon-Alice Y Chen
  • Kai and the Magic Jacket-Tricia Chinn Campbell
  • Sade & the Golden Shoe-Shahara Ruth

Q2 Prize: Diversity Advanced Picture Books, Ages 6-9

Q2 Prize: Advanced Picture Books Ages 6-9

  • Papa Lemons Little Wanderers-Lehman Riley
  • Indonesian Children’s Favorite Stories-Joan Suyenaga
  • The Green Musician-Mahvash Shahegh
  • The Remembering Day-Pat Mora
  • Francisco’s Kites-Alicia Z Klepeis

Q3 Prize: Diversity Picture Books, Ages 4-8

  • Dale, Dale, Dale, Hit it, Hit it, Hit it-Rene Saldanda Jr.
  • Just Like Me– Durga Yael Bernhard
  • Dalia’s Wonderous Hair-Laura LaCamara
  • The Unboy Boy-Richa Jha
  • Esta Manos: These Hands-Samuel Carabello

Q4 Prize: Diversity Advanced Picture Books, Ages 6-9

  • Mystery of the Golden Temple-Lisa Travis (Pack-n-Go Girls)
  • The Unboy Boy-Richa Jha
  • Never Say a Mean Word Again-Durga Yael Bernhard
  • CelebriTrees– Margi Preus
  • Lupita’s First Dance-Lupe Ruiz Flores

Q5 Prize: Diversity Chapter Books, Ages 6-12

Q5 Prize: Ages 6-12 Chapter Books

  • Kiki & Jacques-Susan Ross
  • Mystery of the Thief in the Night-Janelle Diller (Pack-n-Go-Girls)
  • The Jacob Ladder-Gerald Hausman
  • Papa Lemon’s Little Wanderers-Lehman Riley
  • Once Upon a Time in Japan-Tuttle Books

Q6: Diversity Picture Books, Ages 4-8

  • The Prayer Mitten-Daryl OConnell
  • Dev & Ollie Kite Crazy-Shweta A
  • Poems in the Attic-Nikki Grimes
  • Doyli to the Rescue-Cathleen Burnham
  • In a Village by the Sea-Muon Van

Q7: Diversity Young Adult, Ages 12 and up

  • Anahita’s Woven Riddle-Meghan Nutall Sayres
  • Patalosh-Z. Altug
  • Chronicles from the Chateau Moines-Evelyn Holingue

Q8: Diversity Advanced Picture Books, Ages 6-9

  • Mystery of the Golden Temple-(Pack-n-Go Girls)
  • Ellis and the Magic Mirror-Cerece Murphy
  • Favorite Indonesian Stories-Tuttle Books
  • The Legend of Robert Cofresi-Janet Balletta
  • Once Upon a Time in Japan-Tuttle Books

Q9: Diversity Picture Books, Ages 4-8

  • One Lonely Camel-Rashann Edwards
  • I Love Snow-Zetta Elliot
  • The Place Where You Live-James Luna
  • The Story of Conch-Shannon McAfee
  • The Legend of Robert Cofresi-Janet Balletta

Q10: Diversity Advanced Picture Books, Ages 6-9

12 Diversity Book Bundle Prizes, 1 Prize handed Out Every 5 Minutes!

  • Mystery of the Thief in the Night-Janelle Diller
  • The Monkey King-Aaron Shepard
  • Horses of Myth-Gerald & Loretta Hausman
  • The Dreidel That Wouldn’t Spin-Durga Yael Bernhard
  • The Monkey King’s Daughter-Todd Debonis

Q11: Diversity Young Adult, Ages 12 and Up

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  • Pen Pal-Fracesca Forrest
  • Patalosh-Z. Altug
  • Younghee & the PulloCho

Q12: Diversity Advanced Picture Books, Ages 6-8

  • Vanilla and Chocolate-Marzira Mejia
  • The Dreidel That Wouldn’t Spin-Durga Yael Bernhard
  • Don’t Judge a Bird by its Feathers-Tori Nighthawk
  • JuneTeenth for Mazie-Floyd Cooper
  • The Prayer Mitten-Daryl OConnell

Massive Book Giveaway #ReadYourWorld

 

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2 thoughts on “Ready for the Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party?

  1. Thank you for the time and effort you put into MCCBD I am involved in helping to get a library built in London, an impoverished town in Central California near my home. Any books I win will go to this project – there’s a special need for books in Spanish. Here’s a link to a youtube video on the project: (not that you have any extra time!

    1. Thanks for all you do as well Claire. Thanks for sending the video link. I may have some spanish books for you. Please email me after January 27th so I can connect you, your library with some Spanish books. my email is budayr at gmail dot com.

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