Pura Belpré Award Winners 1996 – 2022

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    Named after the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library, the Pura Belpré Award was established in 1996. It recognizes #ownvoices writers and illustrators whose work best portrays the Latinx culture in an outstanding work of children and … Read More

30 Multicultural Picture Books about Immigration

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  June is Immigrant Heritage Month! Throughout the month, the diverse heritage of the United States as a nation of immigrants is celebrated. A great opportunity to teach all children empathy and kindness towards new immigrants with these touching multicultural … Read More

70+ Multicultural Children’s Books about Fathers

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    UPDATED June 2022! Not only for Father’s Day but for any day of the year are these multicultural children’s books about fathers! We included all kinds of fathers: different ethnicities, mixed-race families, same-sex parents… Unfortunately, there wasn’t much … Read More

2016 Américas Award Winning Children’s Books

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  Earlier this week the 2016 Américas Award winning Children’s Books were announced: Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan and Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope-Pérez, along with two Honourable Mentions and other Commended Titles. The Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult literature recognizes … Read More

40+ Multicultural Children’s Books for Earth Day

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    UPDATED APRIL 2021! 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 … Read More

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