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A Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2018 Roundup of Diverse Kids’ Book Reviews!

Can you believe that the 5th annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day is TODAY? To say we are excited is an understatement! We’ve invited all of our classrooms and supporters to celebrate The Big Day anytime during 1/22 and 1/27 and we’ve already had some educators and organizations share their ReadYourWorld fun here. The buzz around this event is mind-blowing and we… Read More A Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2018 Roundup of Diverse Kids’ Book Reviews!

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How to Participate in the 2018 Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party #ReadYourWorld

As Project Manager for Multicultural Children’s Book Day, one of the big things I am working on this week is spreading the word on the MCBD Twitter Party on 1/27/18 (9:00-10:00p.m. ET). This will be our 5th Twitter Party and I can assure you that these parties are INSANELY fun and very fast-paced!   For… Read More How to Participate in the 2018 Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party #ReadYourWorld

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Multicultural Books that have Tugged at my Heart Strings (the 2018 Version)

I have so much fun pulling together my favorite multicultural kids’ books that I encounter during the long hours (and tons of fun) that it takes to prepare for the annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day online event. The first year I made my “Multicultural Books That Have Tugged At My Heart Strings” list was 2016.… Read More Multicultural Books that have Tugged at my Heart Strings (the 2018 Version)

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A Classroom Downloadable Empathy Kit | Understanding Immigration and Refugees

Understanding Immigration and Refugees | A free kit for Teachers, Parents, Librarians and Caregivers As our fifth Multicultural Children’s Book Day holiday approaches on January 27, 2018, we are thrilled to have you as part of our amazing community of supporters! With enthusiasm, optimism and hope, we are preparing for MCBD 2017 and hope you will, again, join our… Read More A Classroom Downloadable Empathy Kit | Understanding Immigration and Refugees

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Multicultural Kids’ Book Reviewers -We need YOU #ReadYourWorld

This is the time of year when things get super-exciting in my world! Yes, autumn is awesome. YES, I am stoked the kids are back in school and the bugs are finally going.the.frick.away. BUT, there’s one other thing that gets me all twitterpated…. Multicultural Children’s Book Day! As you may know, Multicultural Children’s Book Day… Read More Multicultural Kids’ Book Reviewers -We need YOU #ReadYourWorld

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Multicultural Book Review-Yumi’s Extraordinary Collection by Elsa Takaoka #readyourworld

Multicultural Book Review-Yumi’s Extraordinary Collection The national online event, Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017, (1/27/17) recently concluded for its fourth year, but the buzz continues! The reality is that the need for “windows and mirrors”must continue the other 364 days of every year. “Windows” in the pages of a book that help young readers experience new… Read More Multicultural Book Review-Yumi’s Extraordinary Collection by Elsa Takaoka #readyourworld

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How to Participate in a Twitter Party #ReadYourWorld

As Project Manager for Multicultural Children’s Book Day, one of the big things I am working on this week is spreading the word on the MCBD Twitter Party on 1/27/17 (9:00-10:00p.m. ET). This will be our 4th Twitter Party and they are INSANELY fun and fast-paced! For me, attending a Twitter Party is like hanging… Read More How to Participate in a Twitter Party #ReadYourWorld

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Multicultural Free Stuff and Resources that Parents, Teachers and Librarians will appreciate

It’s almost time! Multicultural Children’s Book Day and the crazy-fun Twitter Party related to the event (on 1/27/17) is sneaking up super fast! These last 90 days have been a whirlwind of preparing, book reading and matching amazing diverse kids’ books to reviewers for the event (there are a couple of reviewer spots left-sign up QUICK… Read More Multicultural Free Stuff and Resources that Parents, Teachers and Librarians will appreciate

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 Book Review-The Little Girl Who Lost her Smile

 It’s time! The celebration month for Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 (1/27/17)  has begun. In its fourth year, MCBD was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Their continuing mission is to raise awareness on the ongoing need to include kid’s books that celebrate diversity in home and school bookshelves… Read More Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 Book Review-The Little Girl Who Lost her Smile

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Let’s all be Kind (Free Kindness Classroom Kit for Teachers)

All about the Free Kindness Classroom Kit for Teachers Now more than ever, a message of hope, compassion, empathy and understanding is needed. Now more than ever, we need to come together as a nation of beautifully diverse people and encourage and implement KINDESS. Kindness is word that many of us are hearing more and more… Read More Let’s all be Kind (Free Kindness Classroom Kit for Teachers)

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Support for Diverse Children’s Book Authors #ReadYourWorld

Unique, Innovative and Effective Support for Diverse Children’s Book Authors I love my job. No really. I am seriously in Book Heaven right now with all of the prep for the upcoming Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 (1/27/17). Take a gander at my storage closet in my office. Those are all the gorgeous multicultural books… Read More Support for Diverse Children’s Book Authors #ReadYourWorld

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Four Years in, and Still GROWING-Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Multicultural Children’s Book Day One of the many hats I wear in my daily WAHM life is Project Manager. I love projects. I am a serial Project Gal and there’s just something about organizing events and other related projects that just make me giddy. One of my proudest achievements as a PM has also been… Read More Four Years in, and Still GROWING-Multicultural Children’s Book Day