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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

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Resources to Celebrate Multicultural Children’s Book Day All Year (guest post from Mia Wenjen)

Four and half years ago, Valarie Budayr of Jump Into a Book and I started Multicultural Children’s Book Day, an online holiday celebrated on January 27th to showcase diversity in children’s books. Our motivation was three fold: Literacy: We believe that if children can see themselves in books, particularly at that crucial period of time… Read More Resources to Celebrate Multicultural Children’s Book Day All Year (guest post from Mia Wenjen)

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Discover, Discuss and WIN Multicultural Books at the MCBD2017 Twitter Party!

Please join us for our Multicultural Children’s Book Day Win 1 of 12 Book Bundles! Giving away Book Bundles every 6 minutes! Twitter Party Friday, January 27th 9 pm to 10 pm EST Hashtag: #ReadYourWorld We will be discussing the state of children’s book publishing and giving away diversity book bundles every six minutes! We… Read More Discover, Discuss and WIN Multicultural Books at the MCBD2017 Twitter Party!

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MCBD 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities Closing January 1!

The prep for the upcoming Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 (1/27/17) is humming right along! In case you’ve missed all the details, Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom and I are teaming up for the fourth year to raise awareness on the ongoing need to include kid’s books that celebrate diversity in home and school bookshelves while also… Read More MCBD 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities Closing January 1!

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An Opportunity for Authors and Publishers: Multicultural Children’s Book Day

The cooler temps and the changing color of the leaves tells me many things here in TN. Autumn is abundant with fun hikes in the Great Smokey Mountains and thoughts of upcoming holidays. But there is one holiday in particular, one that I helped co-create, that has got me especially giddy with excitement! Our 4th… Read More An Opportunity for Authors and Publishers: Multicultural Children’s Book Day

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Indie Author Day 2016 and a Multicultural Indie Author Booklist

During the Inaugural Indie Author Day on October 8, 2016, libraries from all across North America will host their own local author events with the support of the Indie Author Day team. In addition to these local programs, each library’s indie community will come together for an hour-long digital gathering at 2 pm Eastern featuring… Read More Indie Author Day 2016 and a Multicultural Indie Author Booklist

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Middle Eastern & North African Heritage Month-Sophia’s Journal

This week marked the kick off the Middle Eastern & North African Heritage month over at Multicultural Kid Blogs​. If you have a moment, swing by to see my intro post and review of some of the giveaway books from Wisdom Tales Press​ & Tuttle Publishing​. Over the years I have written numerous blog posts… Read More Middle Eastern & North African Heritage Month-Sophia’s Journal

Summer Reading Book Adventures

Fiesta Fiasco by Ann Whitford Paul {Guest Post by Frances from Discovering the World Through Her Son’s Eyes}

Can you believe it’s AUGUST already?! Summer is almost over and our Discover Your World Summer Reading Extravaganza is winding down. To say I have been blessed by amazing guest bloggers during this even would be an understatment and today’s post is no different. I’d like to give a huge “Thank You” to Frances from… Read More Fiesta Fiasco by Ann Whitford Paul {Guest Post by Frances from Discovering the World Through Her Son’s Eyes}