IT’S FINALLY HERE! That’s right, Multicultural Children’s Book Day has arrived!
Today we are Celebrating:
A giant blog tour and Link-up:
Our BIG Multicultural Children’s Book Day linky is LIVE today (see the end of this post):
1) If you are a blogger: link up your multicultural children’s book reviews!
2) If you are a reader, parent, teacher, librarian, or caregiver, use the gigantic list below to explore books with diversity content via book reviews, book lists, and links!
A giant networking event:
Our goal is to also connect organizers, sponsors, co-hosts, bloggers, and others interested in expanding awareness of, and promotion of multicultural children’s books.
A virtual book drive:
We have partnered with First Book for a Virtual Book Drive to help in our efforts to place multicultural books in locations where they are needed.
A Twitter party:
We’re hosting a Twitter party tonight at 9pm to 10pm EST using hashtag #ReadYourWorld. We will be talking about diversity in children’s books and giving away 10 packages of wonderful diversity and inclusive books for kids!!! Please join us!
Multicultural Children’s Book Day Twitter Party
Use Hashtag: #ReadYourWorld
Today, January 27th
9pm to 10pm EST
Here’s your chance to win 10 packages of Diversity Books for Kids and chat about multicultural children’s books with MCCBD founders Valarie Budayr (Jump Into a Book) and Mia Wenjen (PragmaticMom)!
MCCBD’s 2015 Sponsors include Platinum Sponsors: Wisdom Tales Press, Daybreak Press Global Bookshop; Gold Sponsors: Satya House, MulticulturalKids.com, Author Stephen Hodges and the Magic Poof; Silver Sponsors: Junior Library Guild, Capstone Publishing, Lee and Low Books, The Omnibus Publishing; Bronze Sponsors: Double Dutch Dolls, Bliss Group Books, Snuggle with Picture Books Publishing, Rainbow Books, Author Felicia Capers, Chronicle Books, Muslim Writers Publishing, East West Discovery Press.
We also have a great line-up of Author Sponsors and we are excited to be able to showcase their multicultural books on our Author Blogroll Page!