book review, Something To Do

The Secret of the Stairs | A Robbie Raines Mystery #MKBSummerReading

When I first laid eyes on, The Secret of the Stairs, I was transported back to my love of Nancy Drew Mysteries. Action-packed and full of twists and turns, this delightful diverse chapter book will keep young readers mesmerized from beginning to end! The Secret of the Stairs Robbie Raines is an inquisitive eleven-year-old African-American girl… Read More The Secret of the Stairs | A Robbie Raines Mystery #MKBSummerReading

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A diverse picture book that shares what life is like for child refugees

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

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Talking to God: Prayers for Children from the World’s Religions #ReadYourWorld

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

book review, Multicultural Children's Book Day, Something To Do

Amazing Diverse Books Recommendations in honor of #ReadYourWorld

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

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Diverse Books for Kids | Cost=ZERO

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 Resources

It’s Here! The Multicultural Children’s Day eBook is FREE until 1/31/17!

Starting Thursday, January 26th, through Tuesday, January 31st, our Multicultural Children’s Book Day ebook will be FREE on Amazon! Read Your World: A Guide to Multicultural Children’s Books for Parents and Educators is a “Best Of” list of diversity books lists for children contributed by 20 bloggers and 2 authors: Alex Baugh of Randomly Reading… Read More It’s Here! The Multicultural Children’s Day eBook is FREE until 1/31/17!

#ReadKidsClassics, book review, Bookjumper Summer Reading Series

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr #readyourworld

Wow! It’s week NINE of the Book-Jumper Summer Reading Series! NINE…..where did time go this summer? As you many already know, this series is my way of inspiring parents who are looking for creative ways to keep their kids reading this summer. All of the books I am jumping into feature protagonists are girls or… Read More Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr #readyourworld