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Weekend Links: Great Books, Spooky Sales and Cool Events

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Weekend Links

It’s time for Weekend Links! This is my chance to share with my readers all the wonderful and inspiring things that I have come across in the course of my weekly Internet travels.

As everyone knows I am passionate about diversity in children’s literature. This week several very good blog posts came to my attention and I’d like to share them:

Erica at What Do We Do All Day offered up a wonderful post 15 Multicultural Books for Babies and Toddlers

Multicultural Books for Kids

Caroline By Line also had some great links and discussions on Cultural Diversity in Children’s Literature.

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This week, I am feeling like a bit of a world traveler. Not only am I just getting back from my own person overseas trip, we’ve been sharing all sort of “worldly travel” booklists and information right here on JIAB! Here’s a recap:

Read Around the Continents: Eastern Europe.  This month we celebrated our FOURTH installment of this fun series with some Eastern Europe book suggestions for kids. IN the past we have also visited Africa, South America and  North America,

Read Around The Continents

 
Little Passports is the perfect way to keep your kids learning and having fun at home, on the road, over the weekend or even on a plane! From October 22nd – 31st, Little Passports has a sale that will save you $20 on a new 1 year subscription when you use the code OCT20 at checkout. The packages take your children on new adventures around the US or the world, depending on what option you choose… but take a look at the subscriptions yourself and decide what you want here: Early Bird Sale at Little Passports from Oct 22nd-31st!

Halloween might be only a few short days off, but it’s not too late to create your own Book or Treat event!

Book or Treat is something I dreamed up last year as a creative way to combine the act of Trick-or-Treating and the giving of books to kids. Read how it all began HERE and please help us spread the word to encourage other families and communities to implement their own Book-or-Treat campaign!

Book or Treat

 

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