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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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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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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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Weekend Links: Celebrating the MKB Read Around the World Summer Reading Series

Jump Into a Book has been lucky enough to participate in the Read Around the World Summer Reading from Multicultural Kid Blogs for the last handful of years. Read around the world this summer with great books recommended by the bloggers of Multicultural Kid Blogs (and friends like JIAB!)  Throughout the summer this group of book-loving moms… Read More Weekend Links: Celebrating the MKB Read Around the World Summer Reading Series

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D.E.A.R. Day #ReadingIdeas | Drop Everything and Read is April 12

It doesn’t take much encouragement for any member of our family to “drop everything and read” and now that all my chicks have grown and “flown the coop,” I have even more time to read! There are many amazing book-related holidays out there and one of my favorite ones is D.E.A.R. Day (Drop Everything and Read)… Read More D.E.A.R. Day #ReadingIdeas | Drop Everything and Read is April 12

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April Showers Bring May Flowers (and lots of #Booklists!)

Do you remember hearing the childhood rhyme, “April Showers Bring May Flowers?” The reality is that April showers DO bring spring May flowers and, to me, the underlying message is abundance. So, whether we are talking flowers or unique holidays, there is much to celebrate in April. Here are the sweetness/highlights/hints of what is yet to come… Read More April Showers Bring May Flowers (and lots of #Booklists!)

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Weekend Links: A Toe-tingling Middle Reader Mystery Booklist

It’s time for weekend links! This week I want to focus on middle reader books with a “air of mystery!” There are so many wonderful chapter books available these days and mysteries are perfect for reluctant readers as well. Below are some of my top picks for great books that keep youngsters engaged and wanting… Read More Weekend Links: A Toe-tingling Middle Reader Mystery Booklist