Our mission is to not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these books into classrooms and libraries.
THANK YOU for helping us change the world, one book at a time.
THANK YOU to our wonderful participants and supporters including Co-Hosts, Medallion and Author Levels Sponsors, book reviewers, book donators, and readers!
Link up your book reviews here and use this collection to discover new titles and authors for your home and classroom bookshelves. #ReadYourWorld
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MCBD is a non-profit organization that works with authors and publishers to get their books reviewed for the event and also works to make diverse children’s books available for free. MCBD also offers a variety of free resources, teaching tools, booklists, downloads, and a year-round initiative to get multicultural and diverse books into the hands of young readers. Over 10,000 books have been donated to underserved kids, classrooms, and organizations to date, and the numbers keep growing.
On January 26, 2023, Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) will celebrate its 10th anniversary of bringing culturally diverse books to the hands of children, parents, teachers, and librarians. It is an online and offline celebration that attracts thousands of supporters, educators, parents, caregivers, book reviewers, and quality authors and publishers who join forces to shine the spotlight on diversity in children and YA literature.
If you enjoy diverse kidlit or YA books and have a social media platform to share a review, we want to give you a FREE copy!
Help us continue to get diverse books into classrooms! Click the DONATE button below and GIVE (every little bit helps) THANK YOU!
About Multicultural Children’s Book Day
2018 Multicultural Children's Book Day 3 Day Reach: 3.2 Billion Social Media Share Impressions This Year!
Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) is an online and offline celebration that attracts thousands of supporters, educators, parents, caregivers, book reviewers, and quality authors and publishers who join forces to shine the spotlight on diversity in children and YA literature.
Read Your World eBook Fundraiser
Read Your World: A Guide to Multicultural Children's Books for Parents and Educators: $4.99 Fundraiser
This is a MCBD fundraiser. 100% of proceeds goes towards gifting books to teachers for their classroom libraries. 20 bloggers and 2 authors contributed their best diversity children's book lists to create this resource.
Reading Resources for Parents & Educators: Diversity Book Lists and Activities
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. We have hundreds of the best lists of diversity books for kids of all ages so you can find the exact books you need.