26 Multicultural Picture Books about Inspiring Women & Girls
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    March is Women’s History Month! A great opportunity to highlight women’s contributions to history, culture and society! Although we should, of course, celebrate the achievements of amazing women (famous or not) all year round… 26 Multicultural Picture Books … Read More

70+ Picture Books about Mixed Race Families
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    UPDATED FEBRUARY 2018! I have added over twenty books to this hugely popular list, so it now features 70+ picture books about mixed-race families! With ever-increasing numbers of multiracial families (growing three times as fast as the US … Read More

21 Multicultural Children’s Books: Growing Your Own Food
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There are few things more satisfying than growing your own food, from seed to vegetable! My daughter’s playschool recently planted a little vegetable patch. Every morning the little ones run over there to check if their plants have grown overnight. … Read More

9 Children’s Books about Nelson Mandela & Desmond Tutu
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    South African at heart, I can’t possibly let Black History Month end without mentioning these two extraordinary men! United in the spririt of Ubuntu, Tata Madiba – as Nelson Mandela is affectionately known in South Africa – and … Read More

African American Historical Fiction for Middle School
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  Black History Month is in full swing! Here are some wonderful African American historical fiction novels for Middle School: African American Historical Fiction for Middle School Chains // Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson Bestselling historical trilogy Seeds of America … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: Voice of Freedom
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Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement written by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Ekua Holmes   Voice of Freedom chronicles the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, one of the civil rights movement’s most … Read More

12 Multicultural Picture Books about Love
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  Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are some sweet multicultural picture books about love for your little ones!   12 Multicultural Picture Books about Love Full, Full, Full of Love by Trish Cooke In this colourful book a little boy helps … Read More

15 Children’s Books about the Harlem Renaissance
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  The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem, New York, between 1918 and 1930. It was considered to be a rebirth of African American arts. Poets, musicians, actors, artists, and intellectuals brought … Read More

21 Picture Books for Black History Month
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  First celebrated by Black United Students in February 1970, Black History Month was officially recognized by the US government in 1976 and has been observed annually ever since. It serves to remember historical events and celebrate the remarkable contributions … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: Mama, Do You Love Me?
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Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara M. Joosse, illustrated by Barbara Lavallee   How far does a mother’s love stretch? A little Inuit girl imagines scenarios of herself making mistakes or doing something mischievous. “What if I threw water … Read More

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