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Chickasaw Astronaut Shares Passion for Space in a Diverse Picture Book

Lucky for us, Chickasaw Press landed on our radar thanks to Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019.  The first of Chickasaw’s many wonderful books that we reviewed on JIAB was the advanced diverse chapter book, Chula Fox. Read the full review of this book here. NOW, we are setting our sites on another diverse book from… Read More Chickasaw Astronaut Shares Passion for Space in a Diverse Picture Book

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Fun February Observances that Make for Great Book Recommends

The second month of the New Year may be a short one, but it is chock-full of interesting, important, and thought invoking observances. Some last a week and some are celebrated all month long, but all have some great book-related connections that I’ve love to share with you now. So without further ado, here are some…… Read More Fun February Observances that Make for Great Book Recommends

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Diverse Children’s Books | Linkup your #DiverseKidlit Books here!

Now that the 6th annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day has come to a close, we need to keep the buzz and excitement surrounding diverse kidlit going! If you are a parent, grandparent, caregiver, teacher, or librarian looking for amazing diverse kidlit recommends to share with your young readers, you will love this recurring monthly resource of diverse book… Read More Diverse Children’s Books | Linkup your #DiverseKidlit Books here!

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A Chinese New Year Picture Book: The Little Pigs and the Sweet Rice Cakes

I love ANY book from Tuttle Publishing. Period. Their mission since 1948 has been, “to discover, create, publish, and deliver best-in-class books & products that bring the World closer together one-page turn at a time.” And they continue to achieve this goal beautifully year after year. I also especially love the fact that this company… Read More A Chinese New Year Picture Book: The Little Pigs and the Sweet Rice Cakes

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World Read Aloud Day 2019 Twitter Party!

Just as we are gathering our thoughts from the wildly successful Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter that occurred on 1/25/19, another amazing kidlit Twitter Party opportunity has presented itself! World Read Aloud Day 2019 World Read Aloud Day 2019 (#WorldReadAloudDay) is just around the corner! Every year, on World Read Aloud Day, people all around the globe read aloud… Read More World Read Aloud Day 2019 Twitter Party!

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Let’s get Linky! The 2019 Multicultural Children’s Book Day Link Up

Welcome to our 6th annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day! Here’s how to celebrate: Link up your diversity book reviews below. Join us tonight at our 6th annual Twitter Party! Follow @McChildsBookDay to join in on the diverse book discussions, discover new titles and authors and for a chance to win one of our twelve book bundles. Party… Read More Let’s get Linky! The 2019 Multicultural Children’s Book Day Link Up

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MVP Kids® and the Help Me Become™ series

“Our mission is to inspire an honorable character in young men and women through healthy mentoring relationships, preparing Real MVP Kids® to live responsible and meaningful lives.” I came across MVP Kids®   several years ago when they became a Medallion Level Sponsor for the wildly popular online literacy event, Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD). MVP… Read More MVP Kids® and the Help Me Become™ series

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Sweet Soulful Sydney | a Powerful Message of Kindness and Inclusion

If we could give Miriam Azeez points for cuteness and adorability…she’d be off the charts! If we could give her points for creativity and determination, again, it would be off the charts. Mariam is a delightful young Muslim girl who was inspired to create a book with a powerful message about kindness and inclusion. She… Read More Sweet Soulful Sydney | a Powerful Message of Kindness and Inclusion

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Zero Cost Diverse Book Reviews, Resources and Recommends #MCBD2019

As you may know, Jump Into A Book has deep ties to the global online children’s literacy event and non-profit, Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD). The original creator of Jump Into a Book, Valarie Budayr, is the co-founder of this epic on and offline event and I (Becky Flansburg) have been the Project Manager of this… Read More Zero Cost Diverse Book Reviews, Resources and Recommends #MCBD2019

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Lump Lump and the Blanket of Dreams | A Read Your World Book Review

As an adult, have you ever resisted sleep because there were just too many exciting things going on? If you are a parent of young kids, we all know what the answer would be to that question! And the tiny black bear, Lump Lump, is no different than the average child when it comes to… Read More Lump Lump and the Blanket of Dreams | A Read Your World Book Review