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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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Read an E-Book Week-Read an eBook; Support a #Teacher

It’s Read an E-Book Week! Otherwise known as; Read an eBook, Support a #Teacher First conceived by author Rita Toews more than nine years ago as a response to the stagnant acceptance of electronic reading, Read An E-Book Week has slowly built a strong international following among digitally published authors and readers alike. This year’s… Read More Read an E-Book Week-Read an eBook; Support a #Teacher

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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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Happy World Read Aloud Day! (with a little help from Gus The Traveler) #WRAD17

Read Aloud. Change the World. Celebrate World Read Aloud Day by reading aloud and taking action on behalf of the 758 million people who cannot read. World Read Aloud Day motivates children, teens, and adults to celebrate the power of words.  This global literacy movement is about taking action to show the world that the… Read More Happy World Read Aloud Day! (with a little help from Gus The Traveler) #WRAD17

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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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Advice from Scholastic-The Top things EVERY parent needs to know about kids’ Reading

Today, Scholastic released the latest research from the newest Kids & Family Reading Report, 6th edition. We learned what kids – and parents – want in books, as well as kids need for more guidance on books to read for fun. Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report For 10 years, this nationally representative research from… Read More Advice from Scholastic-The Top things EVERY parent needs to know about kids’ Reading

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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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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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The #ReadYourWorld Twitter Party is Coming! Great Convos and the Chance to win Boatload of Diverse Kids’ Books!

Please join us for our Multicultural Children’s Book Day Win 1 of 12 Book Bundles! Giving away Book Bundles every 6 minutes! Twitter Party Friday, January 27th 9 pm to 10 pm EST Hashtag: #ReadYourWorld We will be discussing the state of children’s book publishing and giving away diversity book bundles every six minutes! We… Read More The #ReadYourWorld Twitter Party is Coming! Great Convos and the Chance to win Boatload of Diverse Kids’ Books!

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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