Once upon a time… Two young mothers envision a magical world where everyone went barefoot… The result was a flourishing company called Barefoot Books Founded in 1992, Barefoot Books has published 600+ multicultural books for children that encourage discovery, imagination, creativity and global citizenship. Their first app, Barefoot World Atlas, has 4 million downloads, and… Read More #ReadYourWorld | 2 Barefoot Books that Encourage Global Citizens
I’m so happy to share with you today a book from one of our Gold sponsors of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, Second Story Press. Second Story Press is a publisher of feminist-inspired books for young readers and adults. They are dedicated to publishing stories that feature strong female characters and explore themes of social justice,… Read More A diverse picture book that shares what life is like for child refugees
Join us for Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party on Saturday, Jan 27th from 9:00pm to 10pm EST. Use hashtag: #ReadYourWorld to win 13 book packages! Pre-register here for the Twitter Party. This Twitter Party is hosted by me and my other co-founders Valarie Budayr of Jump Into a Book. Here are the questions that… Read More The Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party!
Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) is a non-profit that I co-founded along with fellow mom, Mia Wenjen, that has a mission of helping kids “see themselves” on the pages of the books they read. This event has evolved into something so incredibly wonderful and positive: far more than all of us could have ever imagined.… Read More Diverse Books for Kids | Cost=ZERO
**guest post from Author D. G. Driver The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels It’s Native American Heritage Month (or American Indian Heritage Month, as preferred by some). I’ve written a blog post for the Multicultural Children’s Book Day blog before about why I wrote the Juniper Sawfeather series with a teen girl who is half… Read More The Legends of the Juniper Sawfeather Novels | A Journey of Discovery
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
Multicultural Children’s Book Day’s FREE Classroom Empathy Kit is ready to download and share! Now more than ever, a message of hope, compassion, empathy and understanding is needed. Now more than ever, children need to see themselves reflected in the pages of the books they read. Readers of all ages need to be able to… Read More MCBD’s Downloadable Classroom Empathy Kit (and a personal story)
I can’t believe the non-profit I co-founded with Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom is going on it’s FIFTH year! As you may know, Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCCBD) is a non-profit that works with authors to get their books reviewed during our online event and also works to get free diversity children’s books into the hands… Read More Are you a multicultural book reviewer? This may be perfect for you!
There are so many exciting things happening this summer, it’s hard to chose what to participate in! One yearly project I am very proud to be part of the MKB’s Read around the world Summer series. Different bloggers will be featuring and recommending multicultural books on their sites and social media. Its a wonderful time… Read More Weekend Links: A Round up of #ReadtheWorldMKB Summer Reads
Welcome to our 4th Multicultural Children’s Book Day! Here’s how to celebrate: Link up your diversity book reviews Win diversity book bundles at our Twitter Party tonight! We’re giving away 100+ children’s books from 9pm to 10pm EST. RSVP here. Use hashtag: #ReadYourWorld. Get your a copy of Read Your World: A Guide to Multicultural… Read More Multicultural Children’s Book Day Reviewers: Link Up Your Reviews HERE