On Thursday, January 25, 2024, we will celebrate more than 10 years of Multicultural Children’s Book Day!
Please join us for our Virtual Party
Thursday, January 25th
9 pm-10 pm EST
Join us by registering for our Virtual Party event here or click on the image above.
Use hashtag #ReadYourWorld on social media to spread the word about our event!
- Q1: How can children’s books play a role in promoting ecological awareness and addressing the topic of climate change for young readers?
- Q2: In what ways does the inclusion of diverse and multicultural children’s books contribute to fostering a deeper understanding of environmental issues among children?
- Q3: Our Classroom Kit this year is about “Climate Change: Understanding Environmental Justice.” What books do you recommend on this topic?
- Q4: What are your favorite diverse children’s and YA books from this past year? Let’s give them a shout-out!
- Q5: What initiatives or resources are available to educators and parents interested in incorporating diverse and multicultural children’s books into discussions about climate change and ecological awareness?
- Q6: What should be the topic for our next Classroom Kit?
Click through to read what participants said about the 2023 Virtual Party.
Click through to check out the book bundles and bonus giveaway prizes.
Thank you to our book donors:
- What Do Brothas Do All Day? by Ajuan Mance
- Dum dum dum Bōgi by Peniel Prabakaran
- One Perfect Plan by Nancy Tupper Ling
- Uluuluulu Pongal by Peniel Prabakaran
- Kai the Dancing Butterfly by Crystal Z Lee
- A Unicorn Named Rin by Crystal Z Lee
- Piece by Piece: Ernestine’s Gift for President Roosevelt by Lupe Ruiz-Flores
- Small Shoes, Great Strides: How Three Brave Girls Opened Doors to School Equality by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
- JoJo’s Tiny Ear by Stefania Munzi-Logus
- Isaiah and the Chocolate Mountain by Valerie Williams-Sanchez
- The Angel of Santo Tomas: The Story of Fe del Mundo by Tammy Yee
- Brave Mrs. Sato by Lori Matsukawa
- ¡I Have a Secret!/¡Tengo un Secreto!: Yunito’s Adventures-Las Aventuras de Yunito by Maritere Rodríguez Bellas
- The Rise (and Falls) of Jackie Chan by Kristen Mai Giang
- The World’s Biggest Food Fight! The Incredible Story of the Festival of La Tomatina by Tracey Kyle
- The Lucky Grapes: A New Year’s Eve Story by Tracey Kyle
- Old to Joy by Anita Crawford Clark
- Myra and The Drawing Drama by Rosemary Rivera
- Myra y el Enredo Del Dibujo by Rosemary Rivera
- Super Troop by Bruce Hale
- The Fire, the Water, and Maudie McGinn by Sally J. Pla
- Imani and the Great Hair Experiment (Hair Magic (Read Woke ™ Chapter Books) by Cicely Lewis
- The Very Unfortunate Wish of Melony Yoshimura by Waka T. Brown
- While I Was Away by Waka T. Brown
- A Pocketful of Stars by Aisha Bushby
- Pangu’s Shadow by Karen Bao
- Fourth World (Iamos Trilogy) by Lyssa Chiavari
- New World (Iamos Trilogy) by Lyssa Chiavari
- One World (Iamos Trilogy) by Lyssa Chiavari
- Different Worlds: An Iamos Novella by Lyssa Chiavari
- Diwali in My New Home by Shachi Kaushik
- Lump Lump and the Blanket of Dreams: Inspired by Navajo Culture and Folklore by Gwen Jackson
- Jourdan’s Journeys: A Dragonfly’s Journey to Strong Self-Esteem & Self-Image Paperback by
- There’s No Place Like Hope by Janet Lawler
- On the Edge of the World (Stories from Latin America (SLA) Anna Desnitskaya
- Colorful Mondays: A Bookmobile Spreads Hope in Honduras (Stories from Latin America (SLA)) by Nelson Rodríguez and Leonardo Agustín Montes
- The Young Teacher and the Great Serpent (Stories from Latin America (SLA)) by Irene Vasco
- I Love Masala Me: English and Hindi by Nikita Gupta & Sachin Gupta
- Mixed South Asians: The Coloring Book for Kids by Nikita Gupta & Amaya Gupta
- Pippa Park Raises Her Game (1) and Pippa Park Crush at First Sight (2) by Erin Yun
- The Great Butter Hunt by Sung Huh
#ReadYourWorld Book Jam 2024 with the Children’s Book Council
Want to win more fabulous diverse children’s and young adult books? Join us for our #ReadYourWorld Book Jam 2020 with the Children’s Book Council. We are featuring book giveaways with each post on our blog.
Have you seen our Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2024 Music Video?
In 2018, Annie Lynn and Walt Wilcezewski from Annie Bird Music created the most wonderful music video for our 2019 event. You can view our first official Read Your World Music Video here. You might see some familiar faces and books!
Have you downloaded our new free Classroom Kit?