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

40+ Multicultural Children’s Books about Grandparents
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“Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” ~ Alex Haley   Grandma and Grandpa, Gong Gong and Nai Nai, Abuela and Abuelo – all over the world … Read More

24 Children’s Books set in Mexico
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  Located between the U.S. and Central America, Mexico boasts a diverse landscape of mountains, beaches, deserts and jungles. The country is rich in culture and history, and has ancient ruins scattered throughout, such as Teotihuacán and the Mayan city … Read More

11 Multicultural Lullabies
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  I don’t think there’s ever been a baby who doesn’t love a lullaby! One of my favourite times of the day when my daughter was a baby was holding her in my arms at night and singing a soothing … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: Maybe Something Beautiful
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  Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell, illustrated by Rafael López   What good can a splash of colour do in a community of gray? Maybe more than you might … Read More

20 Children’s Books set in the Middle East & Northern Africa
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    August is Middle Eastern and Northern African Heritage Month! It serves to celebrate the rich history and diverse cultures of this vast region, stretching from Morocco in the West to Iran in the East, from Syria in the … Read More

80 Multicultural Children’s Books about School
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    UPDATED AUGUST 2022! New school year loading! Check out our popular list of multicultural children’s books about school! From the first day at preschool to the first school day in a new country, from fun times at school … Read More

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