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Read Your World with Celebrate Holi With Me! {+a Giveaway}

As the festival of Holi approaches, curiosity inspired us to reach out to author Shoumi Sen for some thoughts on this Indian celebration and the scoop on her beautiful diverse picture book, Celebrate Holi With Me! Also called the Festival of Colors, Holi is celebrated at the end of winter, on the last full moon… Read More Read Your World with Celebrate Holi With Me! {+a Giveaway}

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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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Let’s get Linky! The 2019 Multicultural Children’s Book Day Link Up

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

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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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Sweet Soulful Sydney | a Powerful Message of Kindness and Inclusion

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

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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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Lump Lump and the Blanket of Dreams | A Read Your World Book Review

As an adult, have you ever resisted sleep because there were just too many exciting things going on? If you are a parent of young kids, we all know what the answer would be to that question! And the tiny black bear, Lump Lump, is no different than the average child when it comes to… Read More Lump Lump and the Blanket of Dreams | A Read Your World Book Review

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MVP Kids® and the Help Me Understand™ series | Read Your World

Bright, colorful, timely and high-quality. All are words I would use to describe the vast catalog of diverse kidlit offerings from MVP Kids. “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… Read More MVP Kids® and the Help Me Understand™ series | Read Your World

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An Exceptional Opportunity for Authors and Book Reviewers

It’s hard to believe our 6th Multicultural Children’s Book Day online and offline celebration is less than two months away and it all began as a desire to right a wrong in the children’s book industry. Back in 2013, the original founder of  Jump Into a Book, Valarie Budayr, and fellow mom/book lover Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom… Read More An Exceptional Opportunity for Authors and Book Reviewers