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Black Girl Magic: New Books for Kids | Multicultural Kid Blogs

Black Girl Magic: Wonderful Books for Kids

It’s hard to overstate the need for diversity in children’s literature. Thankfully, there are more great children’s books available that not only have diverse characters but diverse protagonists. That is, non-white characters are not only included as token minority friends of the main character but increasingly are being cast as main characters themselves. To celebrate, here …

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Desserts Around the World – Explore One Sweet Treat at a Time!

Everyone loves a sweet (or savory) treat! In fact, desserts often play a central role in many of life’s sweetest moments, whether it’s a slice of cake for one’s birthday or a traditional treat to celebrate a religious holiday. Desserts are rooted in tradition and have the power to bring people together, create memories, and, …

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4 Spectacular New Children’s Books Written by Black Authors

Black Authors in Literature are Important The Black community currently faces a huge problem. This problem is only growing worse during the pandemic: Low literacy rates, high dropout rates, and most books in curriculum and schools written by non-Black authors. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a sector of the U.S. Department …

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FEAST! Picture Books About Food and Friends Across Culture

Here’s a list of new and recent picture books that celebrate food and culture. They all highlight people coming together to share delicious dishes and joy-filled cooking adventures. The list includes a book about a new family and how the children experience the different foods of each of their two sets of grandparents. It also …

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