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Jump Into a Book is a CoHost for MCBD2019!

The team at JIAB is excited to announce that we get to be a CoHost for the much-anticipated Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) 2019 (1/25/19)! This is a huge honor and we couldn’t be more excited! MCBD is a non-profit that works with authors to get their books reviewed during our online event and also… Read More Jump Into a Book is a CoHost for MCBD2019!

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Celebrating Black History Month with books from Peachtree

It was this tweet that caught my eye and reminded me what an amazing publishing company Peachtree Publications is. For #BlackHistoryMonth, celebrate the African American accomplishments, contributions, experiences, and stories that have shaped the history and legacy of our diverse country. Empower young readers with these inspirational books! https://t.co/AWIrlezzhO #kidlit pic.twitter.com/SXKi4dd69J — Peachtree Publishers (@PeachtreePub)… Read More Celebrating Black History Month with books from Peachtree

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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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The Girl with a Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran by Rita Jahanforuz {Guest Post from Hannah Rials}

The Girl with a Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran by Rita Jahanforuz A book review from Hannah Rials As a baby, Shiraz’s mother died, and her father soon remarried, giving her a new mother and a sister to grow up with. But when her father died, everything changed. Shiraz’s stepmother forced her to do… Read More The Girl with a Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran by Rita Jahanforuz {Guest Post from Hannah Rials}

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Have you Heard of the Mystery of the Giant Masks? Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui by Icy Smith

Author Icy Smith is one brilliant story teller. In her book Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui, she carefully weaves a story about tradition, honor, art, respect and beauty. Brother and sister team Wei and Min prepare for the Warrior festival with their family and friends. Part of the art and tradition of the… Read More Have you Heard of the Mystery of the Giant Masks? Mystery of the Giant Masks of Sanxingdui by Icy Smith

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A Multicultural Book about Gandhi, Jainism and more!

Do you know who influenced and inspired Mahatma Gandhi into using nonviolence when dealing with the fight for India’s freedom from British rule ? Did you know that Gandhi inspired Martin Luther King Jr. in using non-violence in bringing equal rights for African-Americans? Can you imagine bringing justice, equality, and peace to the world without… Read More A Multicultural Book about Gandhi, Jainism and more!