by Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2022 Multicultural Children’s Book Day is the successful annual celebration of multicultural children’s books. This year the party takes place online and offline on January 28, 2022. Mia Wenjen of Pragmatic Mom and Valerie Budayr of Jump Into a Book/Audrey Press founded this fantastic event to highlight books portraying underrepresented […]
by Like many of you, my husband and I have enjoyed numerous family vacations with our two children. In the beginning, my primary motivation was to expose them to, and educate them about, various cultures – both within and beyond the United States. Now that my kids are teens/young adults, I’ve started to realize that, […]
by Do book awards matter? Having chaired a book award committee, I admit I’m biased, but I contend that they do matter. Book awards single out titles that excel at their craft, that carry important messages, that touch the soul. Awards offer not only prestige but credibility, showing the world that experts recognize the achievement […]
by Critical Race Theory has brought some heated discussions these days. It is important that we know what it is. But it’s also important that we know how to respond to, and deal with, ideas that might be uncomfortable or difficult for those in the room. We are so grateful that Homa Sabet Tavangar is […]
Get off the beaten path and explore the things that set Toyama prefecture apart that cannot be experienced elsewhere in Japan.