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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

Multicultural Children's Book Day, Multicultural Children's Book Resources

Are you a multicultural book reviewer? This may be perfect for you!

I can’t believe the non-profit I co-founded with Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom is going on it’s FIFTH year! As you may know, Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCCBD) is a non-profit that works with authors to get their books reviewed during our online event and also works to get free diversity children’s books into the hands… Read More Are you a multicultural book reviewer? This may be perfect for you!

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MCBD Book Review Round-Up: Green Pants and Bronze and Sunflower

Another Multicultural Children’s Book Day has come and gone and again, I am happy to say the event was a huge success! Every year (for the last 4) on January 27th we celebrate all of the great diversity and multicultural Children’s books out there. I am a little late in getting these two reviews posted from… Read More MCBD Book Review Round-Up: Green Pants and Bronze and Sunflower

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day Sponsors, Freebies, Booklists and MORE

MCBD Sponsorship has officially closed so we are ready to share the final line-up along with a few “FAQ’s” MCBD is a non-profit that is in its fourth year Our official hashtag is #ReadYourWorld. MCBD was created by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom The Big Giant Linky: The much… Read More Multicultural Children’s Book Day Sponsors, Freebies, Booklists and MORE

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Last Chance to Tap into the Momentum of Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017

Today is the LAST DAY to tap into the powerful momentum of being a Sponsor for Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017. This online holiday that takes place 1/27 every year (we are in our 4th year!) has grown bigger than I could have every imagine and every day I count my lucky stars that I… Read More Last Chance to Tap into the Momentum of Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017

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Calling All Children’s Book Reviewers! MCCBD2017 Needs YOU! {and you don’t need to be a blogger}

For the 4th year, myself and co-founder, Mia Wenjen, are gearing up for yet another wildly successful Multicultural Children’s Book Day on January 27, 2017! SO MUCH is in the works this year and we are giddy with excitement (and dying to spill the beans), but we can’t share just yet. One major change to… Read More Calling All Children’s Book Reviewers! MCCBD2017 Needs YOU! {and you don’t need to be a blogger}

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Naked Birds? Feathers for Peacock by Jacqueline Jules

Feathers for Peacock by Jacqueline Jules book review and Extension Activities Did you know that birds used to not have feathers? Learn the story via Feathers for Peacock by Jacqueline Jules; a beautiful tale of a collection of animals and their kindness They used to be naked, while all the other animals got to walk around… Read More Naked Birds? Feathers for Peacock by Jacqueline Jules

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Weekend Links: books celebrating diverse families

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my chance to share the latest-and-the-greatest in the book-ish discoveries I have found during the past week. This week I am thrilled to report that I noticed many wonderful booklists and books celebrating diverse families. Enjoy! Allie at No Time for Flashcards shared a wonderful booklist of Picture Book… Read More Weekend Links: books celebrating diverse families

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Wild Wings by Gill Lewis #BookReview and a Multicultural Story of Friendship

“The pattern of this landscape is folded deep, deep within her memory. She rides the currents of air that curl like rapids over the mountains. Below, the lochs reflect the cloud and sunlight. They lie in the valleys like scattered fragments of fallen sky. The cold north wind carries the remembered scent of pine and heather.… Read More Wild Wings by Gill Lewis #BookReview and a Multicultural Story of Friendship