I realize that everyone is in summer bliss at the moment, but depending on where you live, school could be right around the corner. The school that my kids go to begins on August 14th, so teachers are gearing up for students to be coming in. While the news often focuses on all of the … Continue reading All Are Welcome – A Book Celebrating Diversity
I love the idea of books that show kids that they can be whoever and whatever they like. One kid might love playing sports. Another might be a theater lover. One might want to play with trucks and another wants everything to be glittery and stylish. Friends don't have to agree on everything, as long … Continue reading Free to be Yourself
Welcome to our 5th annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2018 #ReadYourWorld Book Review Linkup! Today is the big day! Multicultural Children’s Book Day has finally arrived and it is so exciting to see all of the reviews and excitement over the 5th year of this amazing event. You can now add your review to the amazing … Continue reading Multicultural Children’s Book Day Linkup!
Today is the Nonfiction Picture Book linkup hosted by KidLitFrenzy. It is also a week of celebrating Multicultural Children's Book Day. So I wanted to put together a list of some of my favorite nonfiction picture books that touch on multicultural topics. Be sure to check back on Saturday, January 27th when the link-up for … Continue reading Multicultural Nonfiction Picture Books
Diversity in children's literature has always held a strong place in my heart and is something that I promote at every possibility. When Charlottesville happened, I couldn't wrap my head around how our country had seemingly traveled backwards in time. I went back to check out books that focused on diversity, that focused on the … Continue reading Diverse Books, Now More than Ever
One of the more important lessons that we can teach our children is to be inclusive rather than exclusive. To embrace others regardless of their differences and to try to be friends with everyone. This is something that we teach at home, through our actions and behaviors, and through books. It is never to young … Continue reading Can I Join Your Club?