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The March #DiverseKidlit Linkup is OPEN!

March is an exciting month filled with all sorts of milestones and observations. From Women’s History Month to Read Across American, there are many reasons and opportunities to discover new Diverse Children’s Books. If you are a parent, grandparent, caregiver, teacher, or librarian looking for amazing diverse kidlit recommends to share with your young readers, you… Read More The March #DiverseKidlit Linkup is OPEN!

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5 Picture Books about Astronauts and Space (and a rocket craft!)

The world is a place to be explored. And that include the places way, way, way high in the sky! Here are 5 Out-of-the-World Picture Books about Astronauts for young readers. Let the pretend play begin! Picture Books about Astronauts and Space Travel Finn’s Rocket by Serena Schreiber In Finn’s Rocket, Finn and his little Sister… Read More 5 Picture Books about Astronauts and Space (and a rocket craft!)

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Let’s Get Chilly with 6 Cool Antarctica Books for Kids!

Antarctica is a continent that has intrigued us for as long as we can remember. The mysteries are endless! What lives there? How does one survive there? Do they have any seasons? It’s also a land of complex explorations and discoveries. Though few have made it to Antarctica, the ones who have, had to endure much… Read More Let’s Get Chilly with 6 Cool Antarctica Books for Kids!

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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!