40+ Multicultural Children’s Books about Mothers
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    UPDATED MAY 2021! Happy Mother’s Day! No matter where we live or how we became mothers, we all love our children madly, so let’s celebrate all mothers everywhere with these gorgeous multicultural children’s books about mothers! 40+ Multicultural Children’s … Read More

28 Multicultural Children’s Books Celebrating Books & Reading
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    UPDATED APRIL 2023! It’s National Library Week! This year’s theme, “There’s More To The Story”, promotes the fact that libraries don’t only offer books but also items like museum passes, games, musical instruments, and tools. Library programs bring … Read More

18 Multicultural Children’s Books about Jazz
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  “Jazz is a response to oppression that is not bullets and blood. Jazz is the expression of harmony … and at the same time of hope and freedom.” Herbie Hancock   Today is International Jazz Day! Designated in 2011 … Read More

Multicultural Book of the Month: Hip Hop Speaks To Children
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  Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a Beat edited by Nikki Giovanni, illustrated by M. Noiset, J. Tugeau, K. Balouch, D. Ward, A. Vergel de Dios    Hip Hop Speaks to Children is a poetry … Read More

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

40+ Multicultural Children’s Books for Earth Day
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  UPDATED APRIL 2024! 22nd of April is Earth Day! Started in 1970, 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 … 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

23 Multicultural Children’s Books about Easter
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    UPDATED March 2021! Soon it’ll be time for the big Easter egg hunt again! Get ready with this wonderful selection of children’s books — some Christian, some secular — that feature a wide variety of diverse characters! They … 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

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