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 … Read More

24 Diverse Jewish Books for Children & Teenagers
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    I’ve been wanting to compile a list of diverse Jewish books for children and teenagers for a while, so here it finally is! Set in a variety of different countries and presenting a wide range of characters from … Read More

NEW Multicultural Children’s Books March 2022
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    March has seen the release of some gorgeous new multicultural children’s books! Our favourites this month are Brown Sugar Baby (Babies & Toddlers), Climb On! (Preschool), Stella Keeps The Sun Up (Elementary School), New From Here (Middle School), and Every Variable … Read More

40 Multicultural Children’s Books About Women In Sports
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    March is Women’s History Month! A perfect time to celebrate the achievements of powerful women of colour in sports – women across all kinds of sports who persevered against racial and gender discrimination, broke records, and paved the … Read More

22 Multicultural Children’s Books About Brave Ballerinas
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    My 8-year-old daughter has been doing ballet since she was 4 and is still loving it! I am always happy to find children’s books about ballerinas of colour who have persevered and made their dreams come true against … Read More

NEW Multicultural Children’s Books February 2022
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    Lots of wonderful new multicultural children’s book releases this month! Our favourites for February 2022 are Peek-a-You! (Babies & Toddlers), Eyes That Speak To The Stars (Preschool), Nigel And The Moon (Elementary School), Omar Rising (Middle School), and … Read More

44 Children’s Books About Extraordinary Black Athletes
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    Time to celebrate the achievements of some extraordinary Black athletes! From well-known figures such as Mohammad Ali, Michael Jordan and Serena Williams, to lesser-known ones such as Mabel Fairbanks, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah and Mamie Johnson, these gorgeous books … Read More

2022 ALA Award-Winning Multicultural Children’s & YA Books
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    Each January, the American Library Association recognizes the most original and creative books and other media for children and teenagers. The ALA Youth Media Awards include the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards. Great to … Read More

NEW 2022 Black History Books for Children & Teenagers
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    February is Black History Month! A good time to share the best new Black History books for children and teenagers! So here is a good variety of new books, from picture books to middle grade novels, graphic novels … Read More

Let’s Celebrate Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2022!
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    Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2022 (1/28/22) is in its 9th year!   This non-profit children’s literacy initiative was founded by Valarie Budayr and Mia Wenjen; two diverse book-loving moms who saw a need to shine the spotlight on all of … Read More

#MCBD2022 Book Review: Vaccines Explained
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    Vaccines Explained written by Ohemaa Boahemaa, illustrated by Joyeeta Neogi *Disclosure: I was gifted a copy of the book by MCBD Platinum Sponsor Language Lizard. All opinions are my own.* Part of the Language Lizard Explore Series which helps … Read More

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