Multicultural Book of the Month: Voice of Freedom
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Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement written by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Ekua Holmes   Voice of Freedom chronicles the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, one of the civil rights movement’s most … Read More

12 Multicultural Picture Books about Love
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  Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are some sweet multicultural picture books about love for your little ones!   12 Multicultural Picture Books about Love Full, Full, Full of Love by Trish Cooke In this colourful book a little boy helps … Read More

15 Children’s Books about the Harlem Renaissance
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  The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, between 1918 and 1930. It was considered to be a rebirth of African American arts. Poets, musicians, actors, artists, and intellectuals brought … Read More

21 Picture Books for Black History Month
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  First celebrated by Black United Students in February 1970, Black History Month was officially recognized by the US government in 1976 and has been observed annually ever since. It serves to remember historical events and celebrate the remarkable contributions … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: Mama, Do You Love Me?
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Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara M. Joosse, illustrated by Barbara Lavallee   How far does a mother’s love stretch? A little Inuit girl imagines scenarios of herself making mistakes or doing something mischievous. “What if I threw water … Read More

Ten read-aloud commandments by Mem Fox
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Mem Fox is Australia’s most highly regarded picture-book author. She has written many acclaimed children’s books, among them some that feature children of diverse ethnicities: Ten little Fingers and Ten little Toes, Whoever You Are, The Magic Hat and Sophie. … Read More

20 Multicultural Picture Books about new siblings
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No doubt, the arrival of a new sibling is an exciting time! But it can also cause confusion and ambivalent feelings, especially for younger children who suddenly find themselves in the role of big brother or big sister. They are … Read More

Author Spotlight: Ezra Jack Keats
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  A pioneer of multicultural children’s books Ezra Jack Keats (1916-1983) is famous for introducing multicultural children’s books into American children’s literature. He believed that all children should be able to see themselves in the books they love.In 1962 he … Read More

Top 10 Multicultural Bedtime Stories for Babies & Toddlers
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    Bedtime is our favourite time for reading stories! My daughter and I love cuddling up and winding down from a busy day with one or two nice bedtime stories. Some books she loves so much, I have to … Read More

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

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