multicultural children’s books

Support Diverse Books! Be a Book Reviewer and #ReadYourWorld

Support Diverse Books: #ReadYourWorld

Support diverse books with Multicultural Children’s Book Day! Sign up to be a book reviewer for this highly anticipated annual event. All in all, it’s an easy, fun way to promote diverse children’s literature. January 28, 2022, marks the ninth year of this fantastic worldwide event. Find all the details below! Support Diverse Books: #ReadYourWorld …

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Welcome to #WorldKidLit Month

Language Lizard has partnered with World Kid Lit to talk about world literature for young readers. Today we’ll talk about how this collective of volunteers shares fiction and nonfiction from around the world! Where did the #WorldKidLit Month come from? Literature experts Marcia Lynx Qualey, Lawrence Schimel, and Alexandra Büchler held their inaugural World Kid …

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Sharing Krishna Janmashtami with Kids

When parents and educators think about Hinduism, Holi and Diwali are the two major holidays that come to mind. But, Krishna Janmashtami {john-mahsh-tah-mee}, the celebration of Krishna’s birth, is also popular, fun, and kid-friendly. It usually falls sometime during August, and it’s a great way to explore both Hinduism and Indian culture. Here are a …

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Children's Books about Asian Pacific American Athletes

Children’s Books about Asian Pacific American Athletes

Today’s media often perpetuates many harmful stereotypes. For example, Asian Pacific American women are often sexualized as either submissive or “dragon ladies.” Moreover, Asian Pacific American men are often depicted as nerdy and emasculated. Nothing could be further from the truth. Asian Pacific Americans are regular people like everyone else. And showing only one, narrow …

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