40+ Multicultural Children’s Books about Grandparents

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  “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” ~ Alex Haley   Grandma and Grandpa, Gong Gong and Nai Nai, Abuela and Abuelo – all over the … Read More

Pura Belpré Award Winners 1996 – 2016

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  Time to celebrate 20 years of Pura Belpré Award Winners! Named after the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library, the Pura Belpré Award was established in 1996. It recognizes Latino/Latina writers and illustrators whose work best portrays the … Read More

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

2016 Américas Award Winning Children’s Books

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Earlier this week the 2016 Américas Award winning Children’s Books were announced: Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan and Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope-Pérez, along with two Honourable Mentions and other Commended Titles. The Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult literature recognizes US … Read More

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