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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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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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Multicultural Children's Book Day

Each year authors, publishers, parents, teachers, bloggers, and librarians join forces to present an online event that shines a spotlight on diversity in children’s literature: Multicultural Children’s Book Day. The mission of the event is to raise awareness of diverse books AND to get more of them into classrooms and libraries. Valarie Budayr from Jump Into a…

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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

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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