Can you believe that the 5th annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day is TODAY? To say we are excited is an understatement! We’ve invited all of our classrooms and supporters to celebrate The Big Day anytime during 1/22 and 1/27 and we’ve already had some educators and organizations share their ReadYourWorld fun here. The buzz around this event is mind-blowing and we… Read More Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2018 Book Review Linkup!
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!
We are in full swing getting everything ready for Multicultural Children’s Book Day! It’s not far off now 🙂 (1/27/18) Today I’m happy to share a beautiful new book by Demi from our long time friend and sponsor, Wisdom Tales Press. Award winning author Demi shares another beautifully illustrated book Talking to God,Prayers for Children… Read More Talking to God: Prayers for Children from the World’s Religions #ReadYourWorld
Jump Into a Book has a wonderful Multilingual Story Books for Kids resource to share that comes from a Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) Bronze Sponsor. Language Lizard offers bilingual books in 50+ languages, multilingual audio products, multicultural book sets and more. We are so excited to have them be part of our 1/27/18 online event! Many… Read More Multilingual Story Books for Kids from Language Lizard
Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my once-a-week round up of the children’s books and kidlit that has crossed my path during my online travels. With Multicultural Children’s Book Day just around the corner (1/27/18 to be exact), as you can imagine my world is filled with eye-catching and relevant book titles that are a perfect… Read More Amazing Diverse Books Recommendations in honor of #ReadYourWorld
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
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!