30 Multicultural Picture Books about Immigration

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  June is Immigrant Heritage Month! Throughout the month, the diverse heritage of the United States as a nation of immigrants is celebrated. A great opportunity to teach all children empathy and kindness towards new immigrants with these touching multicultural … Read More

40 Multicultural Children’s Books about Fathers

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  Not only for Father’s Day but for any day of the year are these multicultural children’s books about fathers! I tried to include all kinds of fathers: different ethnicities, mixed race families, same sex parents, absent fathers… Unfortunately there … Read More

5 Children’s Books about the Dragon Boat Festival

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  One of the major festivals in Chinese culture, the Dragon Boat Festival celebrates the famous poet Qu Yuan who is said to have leaped into a river when an evil king captured his kingdom. Fishermen tried to save him by … Read More

30 Asian & Asian American Children’s Books for ages 0 to 18

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  May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Observed since 1990, it celebrates the rich culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. In this list I have focused on Asian and Asian American … Read More

Why are multicultural children’s books so important?

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As an adoptive mom of two little black girls, 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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