Weekend Links-Amazing #Booklists for a Summer of #ReadYourWorld

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my chance to share the latest-and-the-greatest in the book-ish discoveries I have found during the past week. This week I am thrilled to report that I noticed many wonderful booklists and books celebrating diverse families. Enjoy! I just LOVE this Fairy Tales in Different Cultures post from Craft Moms […]

Weekend Links: Some highlights from a very busy #childrensbookauthor

As of the writing of this blog post I am truly shocked that February is half over! And I thought JANUARY was a blur! It’s only been a few weeks since the 1/27/17 MCBD celebration and we can promise all of you that we are still recovering….but in a good way. Multicultural Children’s Book Day […]

MCBD Book Review Round-Up: Green Pants and Bronze and Sunflower

Another Multicultural Children’s Book Day has come and gone and again, I am happy to say the event was a huge success! Every year (for the last 4) on January 27th we celebrate all of the great diversity and multicultural Children’s books out there. I am a little late in getting these two reviews posted from […]

MCBD 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities Closing January 1!

The prep for the upcoming Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 (1/27/17) is humming right along! In case you’ve missed all the details, Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom and I are teaming up for the fourth year to raise awareness on the ongoing need to include kid’s books that celebrate diversity in home and school bookshelves while also […]

#ReadYourWorld Book Jam 2017: Authors Share their Fav Booklists

Things are just humming along in a crazy-busy when it comes to prep for yet another Multicultural Children’s Book Day holiday! There is SO MUCH exciting things going on. We already have over 250 children’s book reviewers signed up and some truly impressive 2017 Medallion Level Sponsors and Authors Sponsors already on board. It’s shaping […]

So who are the CoHosts of Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017?

As my family and I focus on relaxing and cleaning up after our huge Thanksgiving gathering, I can’t help but to notice that a brand new month is just a few days away. December marks the month of festitivities and celebrations, but its also a reminder that another holiday is creeping closer. I know the Multicultural […]

An Important and Timely Message About the Diverse World we Live in.

I am sure that I am not alone when I say the events of days and weeks surrounding this Presidential Election has been upsetting and concerning. Now more than ever, we need to band together, in strength and understanding, in a united race; the human race. This realization has also made me incredibly grateful to […]

Something Very Special from one of my Favorite Author/Illustrators (Demi)

It’s no secret that author Demi is one of my favorite multicultural Children’s book authors. Her books have sold over half a million copies and her work has been appreciated by many diverse people across the globe, such as the Dalai Lama and the Pope. The Empty Pot, her best-selling title, was selected by former […]

Calling All Children’s Book Reviewers! MCCBD2017 Needs YOU! {and you don’t need to be a blogger}

For the 4th year, myself and co-founder, Mia Wenjen, are gearing up for yet another wildly successful Multicultural Children’s Book Day on January 27, 2017! SO MUCH is in the works this year and we are giddy with excitement (and dying to spill the beans), but we can’t share just yet. One major change to […]

Indie Author Day 2016 and a Multicultural Indie Author Booklist

During the Inaugural Indie Author Day on October 8, 2016, libraries from all across North America will host their own local author events with the support of the Indie Author Day team. In addition to these local programs, each library’s indie community will come together for an hour-long digital gathering at 2 pm Eastern featuring […]