If you turn on the TV news, scroll through social media, or read/watch the news on your computer you’ll come across headlines such as “Banned in the USA: The Growing Movement to Ban Books”, “Why Book Ban Efforts Are Spreading Across the U.S.”, “Texas leads US in books banned from schools,” and “Florida school book bans: Second highest rate in the nation.”
Multicultural Children’s Book Day is a wonderful and effective way to get diverse children’s and YA books into the hands of parents, teachers, caregivers, and librarians!
How can you get involved in this successful yearly online event? Donate your books! Your donated diversity books will ultimately end up in the hands of your readers and educators or in the hands of children’s book reviewers. Here’s how:
MCBD 2018 BOOK DONATION INFORMATION
Are you a publisher or an author of multicultural books for children? Would you like to donate a book for Multicultural Children’s Book Day? These books will ultimately end up in the hands of deserving teachers, librarians, parents, and young readers! [Read more…]
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:
- Donate online at First Book/MCCBD’s Virtual Book Drive Page. Every $2.50 will help provide one book for a child in need.
- Spread the word. Tell your friends to donate. Tweet about it. Facebook it. And remember, every dollar we raise gets us one step closer to ensuring children in need can open the pages of brand new books and the doors to a brighter future.
Join us in changing the future of today’s children through brand new multicultural books! [Read more…]