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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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Wonderful New Diverse Picture Books for Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about… Read More Wonderful New Diverse Picture Books for Native American Heritage Month

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Celebrating the Birthday of the Statue of Liberty with Books and Fun

Happy 131st birthday to the Statue of Liberty! On October 28, 1886, the Statue made its debut as about 1 million New Yorkers gathered for the ceremony. Sculptor Auguste Bartholdi released a French flag that covered the Statue of Liberty’s face. And then President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty, as a gift from France and… Read More Celebrating the Birthday of the Statue of Liberty with Books and Fun

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An Autumn #Kidlit Reading Bucket List {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}

Guest Post by Hannah Rials Bucket Lists are everywhere these days so it seems. From travel to family adventure, everyone has a list if things they dream of doing. Equally as fun as making the list is being able to tick things off as they go. Believe it or not, I too have a Bucket… Read More An Autumn #Kidlit Reading Bucket List {Guest Post by Hannah Rials}

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Weekend Links: World Rainforest Week Books and Activities

The week of October 9-113th is World Rainforest Week! Did you know that: Rain forests are important to our global ecosystem? Rain forests do SO much for our world. They provide a home to many plants and animals, help stabilize our world’s climate, protect us against flood, drought, and erosion, are a source for some medicines… Read More Weekend Links: World Rainforest Week Books and Activities

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Weekend Links: Kid-friendly Resources for National Hispanic Heritage Month

September may be drawing to a close, National Hispanic Heritage Month is in full swing! From September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month; a national recognition thanks to The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and… Read More Weekend Links: Kid-friendly Resources for National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Two Breakfast Table Book Club Reads| Wacky #Kidlit from Chronicle Books

Today’s post is yet another one coming to you live from the breakfast table. Our family gets tons of books to read and review and the really successful ones, the books that become favorites, are those that get the “The Breakfast Table Book Club” approval! This is how is works, I have stacks of books… Read More Two Breakfast Table Book Club Reads| Wacky #Kidlit from Chronicle Books

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Great books for Banned Books Week 2017 | Sept. 24 – Sept. 30

It may have started in late September, but Banned Books Week is already providing this busy readers with all sorts of new children’s book ideas! Banned Books Week is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship… Read More Great books for Banned Books Week 2017 | Sept. 24 – Sept. 30

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Weekend Links: Storytime Multicultural Booklist for Kids

Welcome to weekend links! I love this day because I get to share the best-of-the-best of what I have found on the Internet this past week. This week I have noticed too many wonderful diverse book recommends for young readers to NOT share. I always admire the dedication and passion for these bloggers when it… Read More Weekend Links: Storytime Multicultural Booklist for Kids