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
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
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
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
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)
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!
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!
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
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
Today is Multicultural Children’s Book Day! Thank you to all of our wonderful participants including Co-Hosts, Medal Sponsors, Author Sponsors, bloggers and readers! Thank you to Robert Liu-Trujillo for his wonderful FREE downloadable poster! Link Up Your Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2016 Posts Here!