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A Candlewick Press Booklist for Young Readers

Candlewick Press is one of the fastest-growing children’s book publishers in the United States. Established in 1991, they are a progressive and creative company, with a steadfast commitment to the best, which is due in part to their rare independence–being 100 percent employee-owned gives them the freedom to publish only the books they believe in.… Read More A Candlewick Press Booklist for Young Readers

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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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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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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)

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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

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Multicultural children’s books that have tugged at my heart strings

Right now I am happily up to my eyeballs in BOOKS. Multicultural children’s books to be exact and books that will be donated/given away as part of the non-profit Multicultural Children’s Book Day online event that is coming January 27th. My office looks like a library right now and I couldn’t be happier. I can’t… Read More Multicultural children’s books that have tugged at my heart strings

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I get to be one of the CoHosts of Fabulousness for Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017!

There are many…and I do mean MANY..moving parts to facilitating and orchestrating the yearly online event known as Multicultural Children’s Book Day.  As the Project Manager for the event, I’ve spent the last four years keeping the wheels of this event that raises awareness for diversity in children’s literature moving and I can honestly say,… Read More I get to be one of the CoHosts of Fabulousness for Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017!