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Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) is an online and offline celebration that attracts thousands of supporters, educators, parents, caregivers, book reviewers, and quality authors and publishers who join forces to shine the spotlight on diversity in children’s and YA literature. Celebrated annually on the last Friday in January, this global non-profit offers a plethora of…

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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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Story of the Mongolian Tent House

Learn how the traditional Mongolian tent house, a ger, was created long ago by using nature for inspiration and how it later became a symbol of harmony and friendship. Story of the Mongolian Tent House was created by a diverse team. The story is based on an original tale by award-winning Mongolian author, Dashdondog Jamba,…

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Celebrate Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Multicultural Children's Book Day

Each year authors, publishers, parents, teachers, bloggers, and librarians join forces to present an online event highlighting diversity in children’s literature: Multicultural Children’s Book Day. The event’s mission is to raise awareness of diverse books and get more of them into classrooms and libraries. Valarie Budayr from Jump Into a Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom created this much-needed literary-based…

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The Cloud Artist: A Choctaw Tale Book Review & Activities

The Cloud Artist

Gazing at the clouds – watching them move, shift, and create beautiful art in the sky. Many of us have experienced this, but what we haven’t experienced is being able to create the art. That special gift belongs to the Choctaw*, shared in the Native American tale The Cloud Artist. The Cloud Artist (Hoshonti Holbvttoba Inchunli) is a bilingual…

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If You Were Me and Lived in… Book Review & Activities

If You Were Me and Lived in

Our mission at Globe Trottin’ Kids is teaching children about world geography and cultures, so we were thrilled to receive these four books from author Carole P. Roman to review for Multicultural Children’s Book Day. If You Were Me and Lived in… Carole P. Roman‘s series explores ancient civilizations throughout history. The format is engaging, placing the reader back in time and…

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