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A Diverse Picture Book Review: Nonni’s Moon by Julia Inserro

Guest post by Jolie Valentine-Field Elementary School Library Thank you to Julia Inserro, the author of the new picture book, Nonni’s Moon, for gifting Field Elementary Library with a review copy.  Nonni’s Moon is written by Julia Inserro and illustrated by Lucy Smith, published by Julia Inserro. This is a picture book about a young… Read More A Diverse Picture Book Review: Nonni’s Moon by Julia Inserro

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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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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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5 Reasons Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019 will be the best EVER

Happy New Year everyone! 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… Read More 5 Reasons Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019 will be the best EVER

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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