book review, Multicultural Children's Book Day, Something To Do

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

Multicultural Children's Book Resources

Multicultural Children’s Book Day Reviewers: Link Up Your Reviews HERE

Welcome to our 4th Multicultural Children’s Book Day! Here’s how to celebrate: Link up your diversity book reviews Win diversity book bundles at our Twitter Party tonight! We’re giving away 100+ children’s books from 9pm to 10pm EST. RSVP here. Use hashtag: #ReadYourWorld. Get your a copy of Read Your World: A Guide to Multicultural… Read More Multicultural Children’s Book Day Reviewers: Link Up Your Reviews HERE

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Weekend Links: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month with #DiverseKidlit

November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about… Read More Weekend Links: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month with #DiverseKidlit

Booklists, Multicultural Children's Book Day

Something Very Special from one of my Favorite Author/Illustrators (Demi)

It’s no secret that author Demi is one of my favorite multicultural Children’s book authors. Her books have sold over half a million copies and her work has been appreciated by many diverse people across the globe, such as the Dalai Lama and the Pope. The Empty Pot, her best-selling title, was selected by former… Read More Something Very Special from one of my Favorite Author/Illustrators (Demi)

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Whispering Woods-Tales from the Caledonian Forest (and some Scottish Folklore)

  Whispering Woods-Tales from the Caledonian Forest is a magical and enchanting walk through the Scottish forest told by Alan Crawford and exquisitely illustrated by Susan Gray. Author Alan Crawford invites us to sit by the fire and read this collection of tales aloud, and that’s exactly what our family did. Whispering Woods is a collection… Read More Whispering Woods-Tales from the Caledonian Forest (and some Scottish Folklore)

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33 Latino Middle Grade Chapter Books You Should Know

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched… Read More 33 Latino Middle Grade Chapter Books You Should Know

Booklists, Read Around The Continents, Something To Do, Summer Reading Book Adventures

Read Around The Continents | An Australia/Oceania BookList for Kids

  Welcome back to the fifth installment of our series Read Around the Continents! So far we’ve read our way through Western Europe,  Eastern Europe,  Africa, South America and North America. This time we are exploring the reading, books, and culture of Australia/Oceania! FROM WIKIPEDIA-Oceania (UK /ˌoʊʃɪˈɑːniə, ˌoʊsɪ–/[1] or US /ˌoʊʃiːˈæniə/),[2] also known as Oceanica,[3]… Read More Read Around The Continents | An Australia/Oceania BookList for Kids