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

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

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

Why are multicultural children’s books so important?

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  As an adoptive mom of two little Black girls, I am always on the search for multicultural children’s books that reflect the diversity of our world in an empowering and non-stereotypical way. It’s good to see an increasing number … Read More

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