Multicultural 2019 ALA Youth Media Award-Winning Books

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    Every 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. It is encouraging … Read More

#DiverseKidLit Link-Up February 2019

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    #Diverse Kidlit Link-Up February 2019   Welcome to the second #DiverseKidLit of 2019! Colours of Us is proud to be part of this wonderful monthly book-sharing meme for diverse children’s books! If you are a parent, grandparent, caregiver, teacher, or … Read More

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019

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    Welcome to our 6th annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day!   Here’s how to celebrate:   Link up your diversity book reviews below.   Join us tonight at our 6th annual Twitter Party! Follow @McChildsBookDay to join in on … Read More

30 Multicultural Children’s Books featuring Superheroes

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    UPDATED APRIL 2021! Kids everywhere love superheroes! Fascinated by their superpowers and their action-packed adventures, they enjoy pretending to be superheroes themselves. Teach children about standing up for what is right and defending those in need with these … Read More

#DiverseKidLit October 2018

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    #DiverseKidLit2018 Welcome to #DiverseKidLit! Please join us in sharing your diverse children’s book links and resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations.   What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to … Read More

#DiverseKidLit August 2018

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  #DiverseKidLit2018 Welcome to #DiverseKidLit! Please join us in sharing your diverse children’s book links and resources, as well as visiting other links to find great suggestions and recommendations.   What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote … Read More

28 Banned/Challenged Multicultural Children’s Books

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    UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2022! It’s Banned Books Week‘s 40th anniversary! Launched in 1982 to create awareness of the harm of censorship, it celebrates the freedom to read and express ideas. Each year, many diverse children’s & YA books are … Read More

100 Children’s Books to help talk about Racism & Discrimination

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    UPDATED NOVEMBER 2021! Talking to children and teenagers about racism and discrimination is as necessary as it is uncomfortable for most parents and educators (especially white ones). Necessary because racial bias in children starts as early as age … Read More

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