As with any event, success is measured by the strength and effectiveness of the team. At MCCBD Headquarters we are happy to report that we do indeed have a very strong team! Multicultural Children’s Book Day is thankful for its CoHosts. Our CoHosts are a group of select powerhouse bloggers who share the same diversity… [Continue Reading]
Thank you to everyone who celebrated Multicultural Children’s Book Day with us! The giving of books continues with International Book Giving Day, February 14th! Valarie and Mia are thrilled to be part of the team helping to promote a day of giving books to kids. There are many ways to celebrate by giving books to… [Continue Reading]
Books that contain characters of color as well as characters that represent a minority point of view. Children need to “find themselves” within the pages of the books they read. Books that share ideas, stories and information about cultures, race, religion, language and traditions. Books that embrace our world and offer children new ways to connect to a diverse and richer world.
Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty.
it should be offered to them as a precious gift.
Children’s reading and play advocates Valarie Budayr from Jump Into a Book and Mia Wenjen from Pragmatic Mom have teamed up to create an ambitious (and much needed) national event and non-profit initiative.
Would you like to help us celebrate diversity in children’s literature by becoming a Multicultural Children’s Book Day Sponsor? Last year’s national multi-media event was a huge success.
Our world is filled with amazing sources of multicultural book ideas, websites, authors, organizations and other resources to help your family incorporate diverse books into your reading process.