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Stewie BOOM! and Princess Penelope: Handprints, Snowflakes, and Playdates #ReadYourWorld

Even though  Autism Awareness Month is drawing to a close, I am always on the lookout for quality children’s books about kids on the autism spectrum disorder and ones that encourage inclusively and empathy. Then I stumbled upon the Stewie BOOM! series from Christine Bronstein is geared towards both families and parents with special needs… Read More Stewie BOOM! and Princess Penelope: Handprints, Snowflakes, and Playdates #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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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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Celebrating National Adoption Month with a Multicultural Booklist for kids

November is a special month for this family in so many way. Deer hunting opener, Thanksgiving and MY birthday (YEAH, baby!). But another special milestone is that fact that it is National Adoption Month. Why is this significant? Because we are adoptive parents! We adopted our son Jake at birth as a domestic adoption and… Read More Celebrating National Adoption Month with a Multicultural Booklist for kids

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Ascension by Hannah Rials Book Launch Party! (with a New Orleans vampire flair!)

Those who frequent this site know I am all about empowering women to find options that allow them to work from home, make steady income and also present in LIFE. But frequent readers also know that I like BOOKS. Children’s books to be specific. I am amazed at the quality and entertainment of today’s children’s… Read More Ascension by Hannah Rials Book Launch Party! (with a New Orleans vampire flair!)

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I just received the most beautiful picture book #DragonsAreReal

Some people think that picture books are only for the very small or beginning readers. I have to disagree. Aren’t comic books essentially picture books? And don’t these types of graphic novels have ageless appeal? My point? My point is, when you have two reluctant readers in your house like me, any interest towards reading… Read More I just received the most beautiful picture book #DragonsAreReal

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Sophia’s Challenge: (Not) Another Greek Tragedy series Book 1

Sophia is not like the other princesses in her kingdom. Her sandals have a double-digit size in them and she is far from “petite and dainty.” Sophia also has no time and interest in her royal training. She loathes classes like Lovely Laurels, Magnificent Mosaics and Olympic Cheerleading. She’d much rather spend her day discussing… Read More Sophia’s Challenge: (Not) Another Greek Tragedy series Book 1