40 Multicultural Children's Books About Fabulous Female Artists | Colours of Us
Spotlight on some amazing women artists from around the world! 40 multicultural children's books about fabulous female artists throughout history, suitable for ages 0 to 18
Sumo Joe makes Bank Street Best Children’s Books of the Year list!
Thank you to Ariel Gordon Bernstein for the heads up that Sumo Joe was included in Bank Street College's The Best Children's Books of the Year! I never would have thought to check. I have recently been submitting manuscripts to literary agents and am in recovery for rejection. Ditto for editors that I have submitted picture book manuscripts to. This recognition felt like sunshine [...]
La Frontera: El Viaje Con Papa / My Journey With Papa by Deborah Mills and Alfredo Alva - Multicultu
La Frontera: El Viaje Con Papa / My Journey With Papa by Deborah Mills and Alfredo Alva is a gorgeous picture book inspired by a true story of migration, bravery, and hope. #Picturebook #Kidlit #Globaled
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre written by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Floyd Cooper Carolrhoda Books, 2021, 32 pages This year will mark the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre on May 31st and June 1, 1921, when a armed white mob swarmed the town of Greenwood, Oklahoma, killing up to 300 Black Americans over two days and burning the prosperous town to the ground. The what massacre, you may ask? Exactly. When did any of us ever learn about this heart wrenching…
White Privilege Books for Kids
Racism in the United States has existed since the colonial era, when white Americans were given legally or socially sanctioned privileges and rights while these same rights were denied to other races and minorities. from Wikipedia Today, with the help of Bethany Edwards, founder of Biracial Bookworms, and her daughter Havana, we are tackling a controversial topic that we hope will help [...]
17 children's books about institutional racism - The Barefoot Mommy
These children's books help kids of all ages understand institutional racism, and how people in the past and present have challenged racism.
Picture Books Featuring Chinese Words & 2 Signed Book GIVEAWAY!
Please welcome my friend Amanda Hsiung-Blodgett! Her fabulous site, Miss Panda Chinese, has playful and engaging Chinese language programs for early childhood education organizations and elementary schools. She is also the host of Playful Chinese podcast. Her “Let’s Learn Mandarin Chinese with Miss Panda!” album has been introducing Mandarin Chinese to families that are new to the Chinese [...]
Wonderful Diversity Mysteries for Ages 8-18
Please welcome my guest blogger today, author Kristen Kittcher! We both came up with our favorite diversity mysteries for kids and I'm surprised how there is very little overlap! I have a feeling that there are more great mysteries written by authors of color or with protagonists of color or with special needs. Can you help us out with your great suggestions? Thanks so much! [...]
9 People Who Changed The World: Nobel Peace Prize Picture Books
It surprises me that only a few of the Nobel Peace Prize recipients are represented in picture books for children. I was able to find these nine people who changed the world and, in doing so, received the Nobel Peace Prize. Some the picture books are biographies, others are their own books reflecting their philosophies but presented to children. Perfect, right? I hope it inspires a new [...]