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A Girl Power Coloring Book for all ages: RealGirls Revolution

Anyone who knows me knows that adult coloring is my jam. Anything that is line-art-inspired, that can be colored with coloring pencils or Sharpies makes my heart sing. And then I came across a fellow Minnesotan that offered up a project that made my heart sing even louder. Terri Birnbaum’s The RealGirls Revolution was created out… Read More A Girl Power Coloring Book for all ages: RealGirls Revolution

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Diverse Children’s Book Recommends (add yours too!)

Welcome to #DiverseKidLit ! Please join us in sharing your diverse children’s book links and resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations. What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children’s books that feature diverse characters. This community embraces all kinds of… Read More Diverse Children’s Book Recommends (add yours too!)

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Back to School is Looming | Get Kids Reading with the #DiverseKidLit Linkup

Welcome to #DiverseKidLit ! Please join us in sharing your diverse children’s book links and resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations. What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children’s books that feature diverse characters. This community embraces all kinds of… Read More Back to School is Looming | Get Kids Reading with the #DiverseKidLit Linkup

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MKB Read Around the World Summer Reading Series review of Moving Target

For the very first time I am participating in the MKB Read Around the World Summer Reading Series! The multicultural location I have chosen to visit is Rome and the book I am reviewing is an awesome middle-reader book called Moving Target by Christina Diaz Gonzalez (Scholastic Press). Read around the world this summer with great books recommended by the… Read More MKB Read Around the World Summer Reading Series review of Moving Target

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May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day and #Essentia Health wants to Help

**Shared with permission from Essentia Health of Brainerd It may seem like a simple concept, but washing your hands really is one of the best ways to stay healthy.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), handwashing reduces the number of diarrhea cases by a third, and the number of colds and other respiratory… Read More May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day and #Essentia Health wants to Help

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A Goddess Month Alternative to Valentine’s Day: International Book Giving Day

As Goddess Month continues, were you all aware of why I love Feb 14th so much? NO…not because of Valentine’s Day. Because of International Book Giving Day ! It’s a day dedicated to getting new, used, and borrowed books in the hands of as many children as possible. It’s a reasonable simple holiday to celebrate and the International… Read More A Goddess Month Alternative to Valentine’s Day: International Book Giving Day

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Multicultural Children’s Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived in…by Carole P Roman {Guest Post by Shoumi Sen}

Multicultural Children’s Book Day Jan 27th, 2017 )Book Review Guest post from author Shoumi Sen I am honored to be a part of Multicultural Children’s Book Day and for getting the opportunity to review books from the series If You Were Me and Lived in…by Carole P Roman. The author was very generous to send… Read More Multicultural Children’s Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived in…by Carole P Roman {Guest Post by Shoumi Sen}

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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)