Why are multicultural children’s books so important?
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As an adoptive mom of a little African girl, I am always on the search for multicultural children’s books that reflect the diversity of our world in an empowering and non-stereotypical way. It’s good to see an increasing number of … Read More

16 Children’s Books about the Chinese New Year
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  The Chinese New Year starts with the first new moon of the year and is welcomed with a 15-day celebration. The Chinese zodiac assigns an animal to each year in a repeating twelve-year cycle. January 28 marks the start of the … Read More

14 Children’s Books about Martin Luther King Jr.
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  “The time is always right to do what is right.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   To honour one of the greatest leaders and civil rights activists, America celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a federal holiday. … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: Radiant Child
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    Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat written and illustrated by Javaka Steptoe   Radiant Child is a stunningly illustrated picture book biography about modern art phenomenon Jean-Michel Basquiat, written and illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award … Read More

The 10 Best Multicultural Young Adult Novels of 2016
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  Following my lists of Best Multicultural Picture Books of 2016 and Best Multicultural Middle Grade Novels of 2016, I am finishing this mini-series with a list of this year’s best multicultural young adult novels. My personal favourites are Kids of … Read More

The 40 Best Multicultural Picture Books of 2016
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  The second part of my “Best of 2016” series focuses on this year’s best multicultural picture books. Initially I was going to do another “Best 15” list, but there were so many amazing new picture book releases this year … Read More

The 15 Best Multicultural Middle Grade Novels of 2016
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  Time for a little “Best of 2016” series! Some truly amazing novels for middle school children have been published this year, so here is my personal selection of the 15 best multicultural middle grade novels of 2016: The 15 … Read More

40+ Multicultural Book Series for Girls & Boys
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    Who doesn’t love a good book series? I still remember the excitement every time a new book in one of my favourite children’s book series came out. Book series are also great for reluctant readers, once you get … Read More

Top 10 Children’s Books about Kwanzaa
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  Not being from the U.S., I must admit I had never heard of Kwanzaa before starting this website. First created in 1966, black communities in America celebrate the festival of Kwanzaa from December 26 to January 1 as a … Read More

28 Multicultural Children’s Books about Adoption
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  This list has been a long time in the making, and it has proven quite difficult to put together. Adoption is a subject close to my heart, and with the amount of adoption books out there I wanted to … Read More

My 5 Most Popular Multicultural Children’s Book Lists of 2016
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My 5 Most Popular Multicultural Children’s Book Lists of 2016 50+ Picture Books about Mixed Race Families This is by far my most popular multicultural children’s book list of 2016! It has been shared over 40,000 times! With ever-increasing numbers … Read More

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