Ready for a Traveling Girl’s Next Adventure?

Lately Lily

Lately Lily: The Adventures of a Travelling Girl by Micah Player {guest post from Hannah Rials} Lately Lily: The Adventures of a Travelling Girl by Micah Player   Lily is a traveling maniac! Thanks to her parents, this lucky little girl has the opportunity to travel her all over the world. Recently, Lily has been […]

Blog Tour Launch & $100 Giveaway: A Year in the Secret Garden by Valarie Budayr and Marilyn Scott-Waters

The Blog Tour has begun! Just this week our delight was compounded when Valarie announced that the physical version of the book had arrived, just in time for the upcoming launch and blog tour. This book was a labor of love between two creative people (Valarie and Marilyn) who not only wanted to bring a […]

Would You Like a Look into the Every Day Lives of Lakota Indians?

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Horse Raid: The Making of a Warrior by Paul Goble shared great insight into the every day lives of Lakota Indians. This book is not only beautiful to look at but is well researched, giving a lot of information on a topic I had no knowledge. Giving us a front row seat of a horse […]

Three Months of Book Giveaways! {Beautiful Barefoot Books Giveaway Bundle}

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Welcome to Jump Into a Book’s Three Months of Book Giveaways! 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 […]

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy By Karen Foxlee Review and Crystalized Ice Heart Activity

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy

Ophelia and The Marvelous Boy book review and activity! This modern-day fairy tale is a revisit to Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen”. Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy is a mysterious story which takes place in a museum. Ophelia Jane Worthingto-Whittard is an unlikely heroine who doesn’t believe in anything except if it can be […]

Calling All Bloggers and Children’s Book Authors! MCCBD Needs YOU!

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Our mission is to not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries.   The prep of the upcoming (1/27/15) Multicultural Children’s Book day is humming right along! In case you’ve missed all the details, Mia Wenjen from Pragmatic Mom and […]

Weekend Links: Multicultural Booklists, Activities and Resources for Kids

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This month has been jam-packed with insightful, educational, globally important and just plain fun Multicultural Booklists, Activities and Resources for Kids and parents interested in raising global citizens.  I would like to share them this weekend as my Weekend Links Round-up. Enjoy! 14 {Fun} Multicultural Education Activities  at the Kids Activity Blog Multicultural Bulletin Board […]

More Multicultural Than I Look

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My life is busy and FULL! My many hats include children’s book author & publisher, reading & play advocate, reading activist who is committed to diversity in children’s books. I am also co-founder of a very important event call Multicultural Children’s Book Day (1/27/2015) which is now approaching it’s second year. Co-founder Mia Wenjen of […]

Rhyme Schemer by K.A. Holt Book Review and Activity

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Many of you may be aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it is also National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. I was blessed to receive this wonderful book, Rhyme Schemer by K.A. Holt, and I thought this would be the perfect time to shine the spotlight on this well-written tale of bullying and […]

Kidlit Book Bundle Giveaway! {Picture Books for Young Readers}

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Welcome to Jump Into a Book’s Three Months of Book Giveaways! 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 […]