Observing Multicultural Children’s Book Day with Lin Yi’s Lantern

Since I decided to make this a year of multicultural reading, it was thrilling to find out about Multicultural Children’s Book Day: Celebrating Diversity in Children’s Literature coming up on January 27, 2014. The co-creators of this event are Mia … Continue reading

Celebrating the Chinese New Year with Children’s Books

Did you know next Friday, January 31, 2014, is the start of the Chinese New Year? Now is the time to clean, cook, decorate and get a hair cut in order to be ready for the coming of the Year … Continue reading

Latino/a Kid Lit Challenge: What Can You Do With a Rebozo?

For the 2014 Latin@s in Kid Lit Reading Challenge: This turned out to be a bit more challenging than I thought is would be. My local public library usually has an excellent selection of books. I was very surprised when … Continue reading