40 Multicultural Poetry Books for Children
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    “A poem makes a sound when it is finished like the click of the lid of a perfectly made box” ~ William B. Yeats   UPDATED APRIL 2019! April is National Poetry Month! More poignant than prose, poems … Read More

22 Multicultural Children’s Books for Earth Day
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  22nd of April is Earth Day! Now in its 46th year, the Earth Day movement continues to inspire people everywhere to take action towards saving our beautiful planet. Some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges remain global warming, … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: Drum Dream Girl
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Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music   written by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Rafael López   Drum Dream Girl is a vibrant picture book inspired by the childhood of Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, a Chinese African Cuban girl … Read More

15 Multicultural Children’s Books about Easter
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  Soon it’ll be time for the big Easter egg hunt again! Here are some lovely multicultural children’s books to put in your little one’s Easter basket: 15 Multicultural Children’s Books about Easter Bunny Day by Michael Scott “Sugar-sweet and … Read More

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

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