We are thrilled to be talking to Jacqueline Woodson today hot on the heels of her National Book Award for Brown Girl Dreaming in the Young Adult category.
Our fingers are crossed for the Newbery too!
We are thrilled to start off our author interview series with Joseph Bruchac!
He is the author of more than 120 books for children and adults. The best selling Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children and others of his “Keepers” series, with its remarkable integration of science and folklore, continue to receive critical acclaim and to be used in classrooms throughout the country.
Help get books to children in need in our community!
So many of the children in your own community lack access to the books they need to help them be successful in school and beyond. First Book- Multicultural Children’s Book Day is planning to change this situation. From now until February 1, 2015 we are hosting a Virtual Book Drive to raise $5,000 to buy brand new books for the kids in all communities. To make it a success, we need your help. Here’s what you can do:
Join us in changing the future of today’s children through brand new multicultural books! [Read more…]
Our mission is to not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries.
Please welcome Hannah Ehrlich, the Director of Marketing and Publicity at LEE & LOW BOOKS. LEE & LOW BOOKS has been on the forefront of this push for children’s books to reflect the diversity in the world around us. Today, Hannah reflects on the bias in non-fiction and puts forth options of heroes of color for children of all colors! [Read more…]
We are so excited to announce our 2nd Multicultural Children’s Book Day January 27th, 2015 because we’ve added …
We are excited to add our amazing Co-Hosts to help spread the word about diversity books for kids:
Africa to America
As you can imagine, this day is one of many that are important to us because it helps shine the spotlight and start conversation about diversity in our world. [Read more…]
Welcome to another Multicultural Kidlit Link Roundup!
Our Multicultural Kidlit Link Roundup is an opportunity for our team of children’s reading and play advocates to share their Top Picks of amazing multicultural book reviews, news, activities and more. So please grab a cup of coffee, find a comfy chair and take a took at some of the great finds we discovered this week. Enjoy! [Read more…]
Welcome to our Multicultural Kidlit Link Roundup Sunday! We are so glad you are here 🙂
Our Multicultural Kidlit Link Roundup is an opportunity for our team of children’s reading and play advocates to share their Top Picks of amazing multicultural book reviews, news, activities and more. So please grab a cup of coffee, find a comfy chair and take a took at some of the great finds we discovered this week. Enjoy!
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