Multicultural Book of the Month: Elephant in the Dark
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    Elephant in the Dark based on a poem by Rumi, retold by Mina Javaherbin, illustrated by Eugene Yelchin Disclosure: I received a free copy from Scholastic, Platinum Sponsor of Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD). Elephant in the Dark is based on … Read More

Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party
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Join us for our Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party!   Win 1 of 12 Book Bundles! Giving away Book Bundles every 6 minutes! Twitter Party Friday, January 27th 9 pm to 10 pm EST Hashtag: #ReadYourWorld   We will be … Read More

21 Children’s Books about the Chinese New Year
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    UPDATED JANUARY 2020! The Chinese New Year – also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year – starts with the first new moon of the year and is welcomed with a 15-day celebration in many Asian … Read More

22 Children’s Books about Martin Luther King Jr.
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    “The time is always right to do what is right.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   UPDATED JANUARY 2021! To honour one of the greatest leaders and civil rights activists, America celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: Radiant Child
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    Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat written and illustrated by Javaka Steptoe   Radiant Child is a stunningly illustrated picture book biography about modern art phenomenon Jean-Michel Basquiat, written and illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award … Read More

The 10 Best Multicultural Young Adult Novels of 2016
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  Following my lists of Best Multicultural Picture Books of 2016 and Best Multicultural Middle Grade Novels of 2016, I am finishing this mini-series with a list of this year’s best multicultural young adult novels. My personal favourites are Kids of … Read More

The 40 Best Multicultural Picture Books of 2016
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  The second part of my “Best of 2016” series focuses on this year’s best multicultural picture books (Part 1: The 15 Best Multicultural Middle Grade Novels of 2016, Part 3: The 10 Best Multicultural Young Adult Novels of 2016). Initially I … Read More

The 15 Best Multicultural Middle Grade Novels of 2016
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  Time for a little “Best of 2016” series! Some truly amazing novels for middle school children have been published this year, so I’ll start with my personal selection of the 15 best multicultural middle grade novels of 2016. For … Read More

40+ Multicultural Book Series for Girls & Boys
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    Who doesn’t love a good book series? I still remember the excitement every time a new book in one of my favourite children’s book series came out. Book series are also great for reluctant readers, once you get … Read More

Top 10 Children’s Books about Kwanzaa
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    Not being from the U.S., I must admit I had never heard of Kwanzaa before starting this website. First created in 1966, black communities in America celebrate the festival of Kwanzaa from December 26 to January 1 as … Read More

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