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A Persian Passover Book Review & Activities

A Persian Passover Ages: 4-8 Page Count: 32 “We learned that anyone who is in need of a place for the seder is welcome. Let’s celebrate together!” Experience the sights, smells, sounds, and unique traditions of a seder in 1950s Iran. A Persian Passover by Etan Basseri takes the reader back in time with a…

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Maiyya Mori Book Review & Activities

Ages: 4-8 Page Count: 26 “Despite all his mischief, Krishna was wrapped in his Maiyya’s love. Which is why he told her that he did, in fact, take the pot from above!” Discover a popular Hindu bhajan (devotional song) through lyrical text and colorful illustrations. Maiyya Mori by Chaya Baliga is a translation of a…

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Pow Wow Day Book Review & Activities

Powwow Day Ages: 4 – 8 Page Count: 32 “Everyone dances in and moves around the circle, all connected to the drum, Mother Earth, and one another.“ Powwow Day combines a heartwarming story by Traci Sorell (Cherokee) with beautiful illustrations by Madelyn Goodnight (Chickasaw) to celebrate the healing power of community at an annual tribal…

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It’s Chinese New Year, Curious George

Join the beloved character Curious George and his friend Mei as they celebrate Chinese New Year. Discover the traditions of this special holiday through rhyming text, colorful art, and illustrated tabs. Disclosure: We received a complimentary copy of this book for review purposes; however, all opinions are our own. This post contains affiliate links. By…

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Summer Reading Menu

Explore your world through books about countries, celebrations, sports, landmarks, languages, and so much more! Print your READ YOUR WORLD SUMMER MENU. Need book suggestions? Browse our growing collection of Read Your World Book Lists. Print this menu for ANY duration you choose – a month, semester, or school year; a book study or study…

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10 Books to Help Kids Understand the Refugee Experience

a post with 10 recommended picture books about the refugee experience

With the fastest-growing refugee crisis underway, we turn to picture books to help kids understand the refugee experience and encourage them to open their hearts to help. Combined with thoughtful and appropriate discussions, these stories can help students think critically, develop empathy, and inspire kindness.  Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. By clicking through and…

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Kayla: A Modern-Day Princess Diverse Book Series

We are honored to be a Co-Host and Book Reviewer for the annual Multicultural Children’s Book Day  (MCBD) event. Join us in celebrating diverse literature today – and every day! Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2022 (1/28/22) is in its 9th year! This non-profit children’s literacy initiative was founded by Valarie Budayr and Mia Wenjen; two…

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