Twitter Party! Join us for Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party on Jan 27th 9:00pm EST. Use hashtag:
#ReadYourWorld to win 10 book packages! This Twitter Party is hosted by Co-Founders Valarie Budayr of Jump Into a Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom! [Read more…]
Welcome MCCBD Silver Sponsor Capstone Young Readers!
Inspired by imagination and curiosity, Capstone Young Readers creates entertaining and informative reading experiences that generate excitement and love for reading. Our publishing program contains board books, innovative fiction, drawing and how-to books, graphic novels, and nonfiction books that bring family, history, and the global community to life for learners from toddler to young adult. [Read more…]
We are thrilled to be able to share the amazing resource of MCCBD Silver Sponsor Junior Library Guild!
Junior Library Guild founded in 1929, provides collection development services to more than 20,000 school and public libraries throughout North America. This unique service reviews and selects children’s and young adult books prior to their publication. New-release JLG selections are placed into one of 66 levels ranging from Prekindergarten to Adult Crossover and are then shipped to member libraries on a monthly basis.
We are thrilled to welcome yet another author to our Multicultural Children’s Book Day Spotlight: Shining the Light on Inclusive Authors & Illustrators series! This week we are welcoming Tracey Baptiste, author of The Jumbies (Algonquin Young Readers, 4/28/14, Ages 8-12). THE JUMBIES (coming Spring 2015)
Caribbean island lore melds with adventure and touches of horror in The Jumbies, a tale about Corinne La Mer, a girl who on All Hallow’s Eve accidentally draws a monstrous jumbie out of the forest, sparking a very personal war that only she can stop – a war made even more difficult once she discovers her own dark truth. [Read more…]
The MCCBD team is so excited to welcome yet another amazing and unique Bronze Sponsor; Double Dutch Dolls!
An innovative Marietta, GA based company, Double Dutch Dolls launched in March 2014 their fresh, exciting line of unique multicultural books and dolls. Double Dutch Dolls is designed to be fresh and fun targeting girls ages 6-13 and encourages young girls to be beautiful, brilliant and brave through characters they can relate to. Known as the ‘Double Dutch Dolls’, the 6 stylish and smart characters, including twin sisters ‘Kaila and Zaria Bradley’, along with their friends Sascha, Alainna, Trinity and Kadence navigate the ups and downs of middle school friendships, peer pressure, homework and fun. The product line includes a book series, line of 18” fashion dolls, and accessories for today’s girl.
Double Dutch Dolls, LLC designs, manufacturers and licenses product under the Double Dutch Dolls brand. The company’s current product line includes a multicultural book series, line of 18”fashion dolls and accessories for girls.
Based on the fictional lives of 14-year-old identical twins Kaila and Zaria Bradley and their four friends, each character in the line is smart, beautiful, and stylish. Designed to showcase the amazing ethnic diversity of African-American, Hispanic, Biracial and Multiracial girls. [Read more…]
Welcome Bronze Sponsor Snuggle With Picture Books!
Snuggle with Picture Books Publishing is a young Indian publishing house driven by a mad passion to create picture books that reflect childhood’s hotchpotch eclecticism. [Read more…]
We are very excited to welcome yet another author to our Multicultural Children’s Book Day Spotlight: Shining the Light on Inclusive Authors & Illustrators series! Today we are welcoming author Tonya Bolden and her latest book, Capital Days: Michael Shiner’s Journal and the Growth of Our Nation’s Capital
We are thrilled to have East West Discovery Press as a Bronze Sponsor for MCCBD!
East West Discovery Press is a publisher and distributor of K-12 multicultural & bilingual books in 50 + languages including Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, Farsi, Japanese, Korean, Nepali, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, etc. We can customize book lists based on thematic units, reading levels and languages. [Read more…]
Please welcome debut author, Laura Rose Wagner for our spotlight today!
We are proud and excited to welcome SILVER SPONSOR Multicultural Kids!
Multicultural Kids is owned and operated by two sisters with a passion – Lynne and Suzee. Our passion is for children and introducing them to the many amazing cultures of our earth. Our passion is also for children to understand and engage with children that have different abilities, or to embrace their life as it is if they have challenges that most other children don’t. We are both moms of multi-racial children, and want to expose them to the beauties of all cultures. We want to give them a rich palette of experiences and knowledge to draw on throughout their lives; and we want that for as many children as possible. [Read more…]