by Summer is coming, and with it a freedom from the time constraints of the school year. Make the most of this time by focusing on diverse children’s books, with recommendations from parents and educators from around the world. Summer reading with children is the perfect opportunity to travel the world through books! The flexibility of […]
by For Christians around the world, Easter and the Holy Days surrounding it carries with it very special significance. Finding good Easter books for kids to explain the holiday to younger ones isn’t always easy. Here’s a list of some of the best resources I’ve come across, for a variety of ages. Disclosure: This post […]
by March 17th marks the start of World Folk Tales and Fables Week 2019. In a Language Lizard post, we asked the question: What do folk tales, fables, myths and legends have to teach us? Here, we look at a few of our favorite multicultural folk tale characters that your little ones are sure to love. […]
by In 2018, Arnold Henry received a rejection letter from a literary agent who told him that despite loving the writing and illustrations, “However, in today’s market, stories about African American ‘fathers’ is a tough sell.” This false belief that there is no market for stories written by black authors and furthermore, no market for […]
As parents and teachers, we’re skilled at choosing books with quality story lines that bring valuable lessons to our kids’ lives. Now is the time to make multicultural children’s books – an area of literature that has long been neglected – a top priority when selecting books for your home and classroom.