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 … Read More

180+ Asian & Asian American Books For Children & Teenagers
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    Just in time before Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month ends next week, we managed to finish this extensive list of Asian and Asian American books for childrens and teenagers. Although of course all of these books … Read More

30 Multicultural Children’s Books About Women In STEM
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    Too often have the achievements and contributions of women — and even more so women of colour — in STEM fields been overlooked. So this Women’s Month, let’s celebrate some extraordinary female scientists of colour who have shattered … Read More

Multicultural 2021 ALA Award-Winning 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 2021 Black History Books For Children & Teenagers
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    Adding to our extensive collection of Black History Books, we have searched the internet up and down for the best new releases for Black History Month 2021. There are some real gems for all ages on this list! … Read More

28 Children’s Books About The Lunar New Year
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    The Lunar New Year starts with the first new moon of the year and is welcomed with a 15-day celebration in many Asian communities around the world. The Chinese zodiac assigns an animal to each year in a … Read More

Let’s Celebrate Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2021!
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    Multicultural Children’s Book Day is in its 8th year!   Celebrate by joining our twitter party and checking out our linky party & free resources (details below)!   MCBD is a non-profit children’s literacy initiative founded by Valarie Budayr … Read More

#MCBD2021 Book Review: Idia of the Benin Kingdom
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    Idia of the Benin Kingdom written by Ekiuwa Aira, illustrated by Alina Shabelnyk *Disclosure: I was gifted a copy of the book by MCBD Bronze Sponsor My Well Read Child. All opinions are my own.* In the African … Read More

The 50 Best Multicultural Young Adult Books of 2020
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    Last not least! We are finishing off our Best of 2020 series with this exciting list of the fifty best multicultural young adult novels of 2020! The books on this list range from fiction to non-fiction, from novel … Read More

The 50 Best Multicultural Middle Grade Books Of 2020
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    Following our lists of The 50 Best Multicultural Picture Books Of 2020 and The 30 Best Multicultural Chapter Books of 2020, now some diverse books for Middle Graders! From novels to book series, anthologies and non-fiction books, there … Read More

The 30 Best Multicultural Chapter Books of 2020
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    Following our list of The 50 Best Multicultural Picture Books of 2020, here is our selection of this year’s best multicultural chapter books! The books on this list feature a wide range of characters — from African to … Read More

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