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 (Part 1: The 15 Best Multicultural Middle Grade Novels of 2016, Part 3: The 10 Best Multicultural Young Adult Novels of 2016). Initially I … 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 I’ll start with my personal selection of the 15 best multicultural middle grade novels of 2016. For … 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

Multicultural Book of the Month: A Poem for Peter
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    A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day written by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Lou Fancher & Steve Johnson   A Poem for Peter is a beautiful homage to … Read More

12 Multicultural Children’s Books about the Nativity Story
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    Most Nativity scenes in the Western world portray Jesus with white skin and golden-brown hair. But other cultures around the world have their own takes on the Nativity story, depicting Jesus as Asian, Hispanic or African for example. … Read More

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