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5 Reasons Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019 will be the best EVER

Happy New Year everyone! 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… Read More 5 Reasons Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019 will be the best EVER

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7 Sweet Winter Solstice Kidlit Books and Activities

Winter Solstice is a moment when the earth’s tilt causes the shortest day and longest night of the year. Since pagan days, it has traditionally meant the “year as reborn,” with ancient (and modern) Scandinavians fusing it into the longer Jul (or Yule) season. The Winter Solstice is also known as the shortest day and… Read More 7 Sweet Winter Solstice Kidlit Books and Activities

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A STEAM and STEM Activity Book Bundle Giveaway from QuartoKids!

Jump Into a Book has had a long-time relationship with Quarto Books/Quarto Knows and there a very good reason for it; their books are amazing! Brimming with creative inspiration, how-to projects, and useful information to enrich your everyday life, Quarto Knows is a favorite destination for those pursuing their interests and passions.  So here’s how… Read More A STEAM and STEM Activity Book Bundle Giveaway from QuartoKids!

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Mindfulness for Kids: 30 Fun Activities to Stay Calm, Happy, and In Control

We love supporting authors here at Jump Into a Book, especially ones we know very well! Award-winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her sons and her nonfiction children’s book series, “If You Were Me and Lived in…” combines her teaching past with her love of exploration and interest in the world… Read More Mindfulness for Kids: 30 Fun Activities to Stay Calm, Happy, and In Control

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Otter Ecology Project | Little Otter Learns to Swim

Loving and protecting our world’s nature and animal resources has always been something that is near-and-dear to our hearts here at Jump Into A Book. When we think of otters, the words that oftentimes pop into our minds are things like “cute,” “playful,” “graceful,” or “mischievous.” But usually the word “endangered” doesn’t come to mind. … Read More Otter Ecology Project | Little Otter Learns to Swim

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Marvelous Makeable Monsters and Rube Goldberg Inventions!

The Halloween season is likely to make most of us think about ghouls, creepies and all sort of monsters. But Jump Into a Book thinks monsters are pretty awesome and making them (all year long) is pretty spectacular too!  One of our favorite children’s book publishers, Quartokids, wholeheartedly agrees and have created a book just for them when the… Read More Marvelous Makeable Monsters and Rube Goldberg Inventions!

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Audible Book for Harry Potter Fans: Harry Potter History of Magic

Natalie Dormer invites you on an audio journey like no other. Via this Audible Book for Harry Potter Fans,  delve into the history of real-life magic and explore some of J.K. Rowling’s magical inventions, alongside their folkloric, cultural and historical forebears. “Magic is more than superstitions of past or the magic of the future…” So… Read More Audible Book for Harry Potter Fans: Harry Potter History of Magic

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A brand new Graphic Novel from the DC Super Hero Girls!

Ever wanted to possess a superpower? To be able to be swim like a fish, know what people were thinking or see into the future? If that’s the case (I’m talking to the adults too!) then check out DC Super Hero Girls newest graphic novel, Search for Atlantis! Search for Atlantis introduces several iconic DC… Read More A brand new Graphic Novel from the DC Super Hero Girls!

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Love kids’ books? MCBD needs Diverse Kids’ Book Reviewers

Are you a fan of reading multicultural children’s or YA books and sharing your opinion of that book on social media? Better yet, would you like to be part of a non-profit online celebration that highlights diversity in kids’ literature in a positive and fun way? Yes? Perfect. Then Multicultural Children’s Book Day wants to… Read More Love kids’ books? MCBD needs Diverse Kids’ Book Reviewers