40 Multicultural Children’s Books about Christmas
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    UPDATED NOVEMBER 2021! I know Christmas is around the corner when my daughter pulls out her German Christmas Song CD and listens to it non-stop (usually way into the new year…). Time to search the internet up and … Read More

100 Native American Children’s Books
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    UPDATED NOVEMBER 2021! November is Native American Heritage Month! Established in 1990, it is a month of events and celebrations to pay tribute to the rich ancestry, traditions and contributions of Native Americans. Teach your children about Indigenous culture … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: The Barefoot Book of Children
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    The Barefoot Book of Children written by Tessa Strickland & Kate DePalma, illustrated by David Dean   The Barefoot Book of Children is an amazing new release, bound to become a timeless classic. My daughter loves it! Created with … Read More

6 Children’s Books set in Ecuador
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  Lying on the equator, Ecuador is a South American country bordered by Colombia, Peru and the Pacific Coastline. It is the most biodiverse country in the world and features many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, most famously the Galápagos Islands. Apart from … Read More

23 Multicultural Children’s Books about Halloween
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    UPDATED October 2020! 31st of October is Halloween! Believed to have originated in Ireland, Halloween is now celebrated in many countries around the world. With dressing up, trick-or-treating and lots of spooky fun it is many children’s most … Read More

Top 10 Diwali Children’s Books
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  In 2018, Diwali – the five-day “Festival of Lights” – starts on November the 7th. Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities around the world celebrate the triumph of good over evil, of light over darkness, by lighting lamps and candles to … Read More

15 Multicultural Children’s Books about Rain
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  “I love the rain. I love how it softens the outlines of things. The world becomes softly blurred, and I feel like I melt right into it.” ~ Hagumi Hanamoto   The above quote expresses exactly how I feel … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: The Princess and the Warrior
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    The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes written and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh   The Princess and the Warrior retells one of Mexico’s cherished legends, the Aztec tale of two volcanoes: Iztaccíhuatl and Popocatépetl. Iztaccíhuatl is said to … Read More

33 Multicultural Children’s Books about Peace
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    “If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi   UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2020! 21st of September is International Peace Day! Declared by the United Nations, it … Read More

9 Children’s Books about the Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
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    The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is celebrated in Chinese communities around the world on the 15th day of the 8th moon of the Chinese lunar calendar. The moon on that day is believed to be most brilliant and round. … Read More

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