Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party

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Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party

Join us for our Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party!

 

Win 1 of 12 Book Bundles! Giving away Book Bundles every 6 minutes!

Twitter Party

Friday, January 27th

9 pm to 10 pm EST

Hashtag: #ReadYourWorld

 

We will be discussing the state of children’s book publishing and giving away diversity book bundles every six minutes! We invite EVERYONE to join us: authors, publishers, parents, caregivers, librarians, KidLit lovers. You don’t have to be an author or publisher sponsor to join us! Let’s talk about our favorite multicultural and diverse children’s books, authors, and illustrators!

 

How do you join the Twitter party? Just use hashtag #ReadYourWorld to find us. When you tweet, use the hashtag so everyone can find you!

 

Register below to be able to win!!

 


2017 Multicultural Children’s Book DayTwitter Party Book Bundle GIVEAWAYS


Question 1 (9:00pm):

Scholastic’s research on top trends in children’s literature found that LESSONS ON KINDNESS WILL BE KEY.

What is your top concern?

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #1

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #1:

Early chapter books and chapter books for ages 6 and up

MVP-Gold Medal Mess by David A. Kelly

Brooklyn Bat Boy by Geoff Griffin

The Curse of the WereHyena by Bruce Hale

Camp Nerd by Elissa Brent Weissman

Zapato Power-Freddie Ramos Rules New York by Jacqueline Jules

Mermaid Tales by Debbie Dadey


Question 2 (9:05 pm):

One new controversy in children’s book publishing is who should write from a minority point of view?

What do you think?

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #2 sponsored by Pack N Go Girls

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #2

Sponsored by Pack-n-Go Girls: travel adventure mysteries for girls 6 and up

Mystery at the Christmas Market by Pack-n-Go Girls

Mystery of the Ballerina Ghost by Pack-n-Go Girls

Mystery of the Golden Temple by Pack-n-Go Girls

Mystery of the Min Min Lights by Pack-n-Go Girls

Mystery of the Troubled Toucan by Pack-n-Go Girls

Mystery of the Thief in the Night by Pack-n-Go Girls


Question 3 (9:10 pm):

What diversity topics in children’s books do you wish there were more books on?

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #3: Picture Books for ages 4 and up

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #3:

Picture Books for ages 4 and up

She Stood for Freedom by Loki Muholland

Rice & Rocks by Sandra L. Richards

Mountain Chef by Annette Bay Pimentel

Ava Dreams of Water by Nancy Moss

Three Years and Eight Months by Icy Smith

Soccer Star by Mina Javaherbin


Question 4 (9:15 pm):

I’m noticing characters in stories that happen to be diverse, but that’s not the point of the story.

How do you feel about that?

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #4 Board Book Bundle

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #4:

Board Book Bundle

What Can I See (Child’s Play) by Annie Kubler

When I Wake up by Ming & Joanna Lin

Little Artists Mini Board Book Sets from Kane Miller Publishing

Ladoo & Pooja Day from Ladoo Books

Ladoo & Chai Time from Ladoo Books

Baby Ply by Carol McDougall & Shanda LaRamee-Jones


Question 5 (9:20 pm):

Do you have a preference for traditional books versus ebooks?

Does it change for children’s books versus adult books?

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #5

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #5

100 Fun & Easy Learning Games for Kids by Amanda Boyarishnov and Kim Vij

A Charmed Life by Gladys E. Barbieri

Excellent Ed by Stacy McAnulty

Aiden the Soccer Star by Suzan Johnson

Journey to Appleville by Veronica Appleton

10 Little Ninjas by Miranda Paul


Question 6 (9:25 pm):

Self-published books versus big publishing companies.

What makes you buy a self-published book?

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #6

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #6

One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul

Destiny & Faith’s Summer Adventures by Teddy O’Malley

Destiny & Faith Get Stuck in the Country by Teddy O’Malley

Let’s Celebrate Diwali by Anjali Joshi

Amal’s EID and Hanuman & The Orange Sun by Amy Maranville

Here We Go: A Poetry Friday Book from Pomelo Books


Question 7 (9:30 pm):

What diversity children’s books, authors and/or illustrators do you think deserve more recognition?

Let’s give them a shout out!

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #7

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #7

Catherine’s Pascha by Charlotte Riggle

Here We Go: A Poetry Friday Book from Pomelo Books

Cixi The Dragon Empress by Natasha Yim

PoPo’s Lucky Chinese New Year by Virginia Loh-Hagan

Ellis & The Hidden Cave by Cerece Murphy

No Limits-No Boundaries by Natasha Moulton-Levy

If You Were Me and We Lived In Ancient Greece by Carole P. Roman


Question 8 (9:35 pm):

What do you think is the best way to get more diversity and multicultural children’s books published?

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #8 Sponsored by Carole P. Roman

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #8

Sponsored by Carole P. Roman

Includes one of each of the “If You Were Me and We Lived In…”

Hungary, Brazil, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Israel, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Australia, Turkey, Norway, Poland, India, Mexico, South Korea, Kenya and China


Question 9 (9:40 pm):

What diversity topics in children’s books are you having trouble finding?

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #9:

Barefoot Books Sponsored Bundle

To Be Announced


Question 10 (9:45 pm): 

Scholastic top trends in children’s books show that “FUNNY” IS STILL NUMBER ONE. 

What gets your kids reading?

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #11: sponsored by Chronicle Books

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #10:

Chronicle Books Sponsored Book Bundle

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns by Hena Kahn

Josephine by Patricia Hruby Powell

Loving vs Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zeithow Miller

Lowriders in Space by Cathy Camper


Question 11 (9:50 pm):

What are the diversity children’s picture books and chapter books that you and your kids recommend and why?

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #11:

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #11:

The Last Cherry Blossom by Kathleen Burkinshaw

Naji and the Mystery of the Dig by Vahid Imani

Obstacles by Greg Ransom

Malala Yousafzai: Warrior of Words by Karen Leggett

Ayo’s Money Jar by Smart Choice Nation

ABC Adoption and ME by Gayle H. Swift

Celebrate Durga Puja With Me by Shoumi Sen

Lump Lump and the Blanket of Dreams by Gwen Jackson

Nonnie & I by Savannah Hendricks

Trainbots by Miranda Paul

I’m Trey Jones by Monica-Matthis Howe

A Journey to Appleville by Vernonica Appleton


Question 12 (9:55 pm):

What is the message you want to tell publishers and authors with regard to diversity in children’s books?

Multicultural Children's Book Day Twitter Party: Book Bundle Giveaway #12 Grand Prize Bundle: Sponsored by Scholastic

MCBD Book Bundle Giveaway #12 Grand Prize Bundle:

Sponsored by Scholastic

The Case for Loving by Selina Alko

Elephant in the Dark by Mina Javaherbin

Zen Socks by Jon J. Muth

Under the Same Sun by Sharon Robinson

The Granddaughter Necklace by Sharon Dennis Wyeth

Unidentified Suburban Object by Mike Jung

Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks

The Hero Two Doors Down by Sharon Robinson

Moving Target by Christina Diaz Gonzalez

Making Friends with Billy Wong by Augusta Scattergood


 



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