Multicultural Children’s Book Day – Jan. 27, 2017
Today I am a book reviewer for the Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD). The official social media hashtag is #ReadYourWorld. It was founded “to spread the word, raise awareness about the importance of diversity in children’s literature and get more of multicultural books into classrooms and libraries.” Please click on the highlighted link above to see all of 300+ book reviews.
Barefoot Book of Children
Tessa Strickland and Kate DePalma, Authors
David Dean, Illustrator
Barefoot Books, Nonfiction, Oct. 1, 2016
Suitable for Ages: 5-8
Themes: Diversity, Race, Inclusivity, Connectivity, Commonality, Differences, Global Family
Opening: Every morning, millions of children open their eyes and start another day. We are all somewhere. Where are you? What can you see or hear or smell from where you are?
This is a timeless and empowering book that gives children a peek into how other children live around the world.
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