“When I was in elementary school, I vividly remember the Scholastic book order form and the excitement I had to put in an order. As the only girl in my class that played sports, I, like most of the boys, gravitated to books about football, hockey, and basketball. But never in the choices listed was… Read More Weekend Links. Books for Sporty Girls and Parents
The first time I was exposed to the term “babymoon,” it was in the form of an explanation from a friend of mine who had gone MIA for 3 months after the birth of her little boy. “Sorry,” she offered. “I’m in my babymoon phase so time has just slipped away from me.” Babymoon? I remember… Read More A family constellation unfolding | BabyMoon by Hayley Barrett
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
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
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!
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
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!
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
“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
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