Demonia

23 Jan 19
Lemmon Avenue

Lately, I have been very interested in reading books told in verse particularly because the story is told to highlight specific parts of the characters lives. A Time To Dance is a riveting story of Veda, a young dancer, a prodigy of the ancient dance form of Bharatanatyam. We explore Veda’s life as a dancer, how […]

23 Jan 19
alibrarymama

It’s time for Multicultural Children’s Book Day!!!  This is a longer post – keep reading for information on giveaways, the twitter party, and my review of the book I was sent by author sponsor Jacqueline Jules. Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019 (1/25/19) is in its 6th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and […]

23 Jan 19
Lymphie Nymphie

Lymphedema is not an attractive ailment. I suppose most ailments aren’t attractive, but this one is visible and in some worse cases, blindingly obvious. I am lucky that – at the moment – my swelling is classed as mild. Although over time it may develop elsewhere, who knows. As mentioned in my previous post, I […]

23 Jan 19
Vamos a Leer

Dear Vamos a Leer friends and followers, Feliz año nuevo! Here we are, ready to leap into 2019 with new reviews of children’s books and suggestions for how to enrich your classroom experience for all students. We are excited to be back with you this term and sharing in the world of multicultural literature for […]

23 Jan 19
Glossologics

For my second review for Multicultural Book Day, I have a book by Greek author Alkistis Halikia. The Color of Myth Text by Alkistis Halikia and illustrations by Nikoletta Halikia This is a colouring book for children to discover more about ancient Greek mythology. The bulk of the book consists of beautiful illustrations, necessarily drawn […]

22 Jan 19
auntie shannon dot net

Hi babes! Let’s talk some fashion I’ve picked up recently. First we’ll talk Hot Topic. I have come full circle back to being a mall goth. Or my body has just decided to be chunky teenager sized and HT has stuff that fits me that I can afford. SO let’s talk about some of my […]

22 Jan 19
Chrikaru Reads

The Monkey King’s Daughter Written by T. A. Bonis 148 pages Published by DVtvfilm.com Publication date: 1st June 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): The Monkey King’s Daughter isn’t about Sun Wukong, the Monkey King – it’s about his daughter, Meilin. Only, Meilin doesn’t know she’s the Monkey King’s daughter. In fact, she doesn’t know she’s half-monkey […]

21 Jan 19
Love, Laughter, and Life

This Friday!!! Drop by and read my review of Just Like You by Keosha Sath. Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2019 (1/25/19) is in its 6th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Our mission is to raise awareness of the ongoing need to include kids’ books that celebrate diversity in homes […]

21 Jan 19
MamaSue Life

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. When a friend messaged me about reviewing multicultural books for a great diversity program, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. When it comes to adding books to our library, I’ve become selective over the past few years because 1. I have no room for a […]

21 Jan 19
readingteachsu

Expanding Horizons #ReadYourWorld #IMWAYR January 21, 2019  What a pleasure to read Mommy Eats Fried Grasshoppers by Vilyvanh Bender.  This book is a charming offshoot of what I hope is beautiful conversations between the author and her own daughter, Mahlee.  Through simple text and illustration,  Mahlee tells us the differences between her daily life and […]

21 Jan 19
Chrikaru Reads

Multicultural Children’s Book Day – 25th January 2019 I took part in Multicultural Children’s Book Day last year for the first time and was super excited to be involved again this year. It is an annual event designed to raise awareness of diverse books and get more people reading and sharing the wide range of […]

20 Jan 19
Me On the Page

This Friday, January 25th, 2019 is Multicultural Children’s Book Day. I’m getting excited because on this day many teachers, classes, librarians, libraries, schools and students across our nation will read great books by multicultural authors and illustrators. On this day we will celebrate the power of sharing and telling stories from voices who are not […]

20 Jan 19
Agatha Rodi Books

A tweet on May 1st, 2016 as an answer to Maritza M. Mejia, #LuzDelMes http://www.luzdelmes.com/ldm.php?ldm=books is the reason for becoming a reviewer for Multicultural Children’s Book Day, at first place! Three years later I am the Global Co-Host for Greece, https://multiculturalchildrensbookday.com/about/co-hosts/ and that’s an honor! Celebrating Multicultural Children’s Book Day is an awesome way to […]

19 Jan 19
RaiseThemRighteous

UnStoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army Written by Art Coulson Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle Published by Capstone in 2018   Capstone, the publisher behind Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army, approached its author, Art Coulson (Cherokee), about writing a non-fiction children’s […]

19 Jan 19

About the Holiday Today, I’m posting a review for Multicultural Children’s Book Day, a literary event that takes place every January and, this year, culminates on January 25 with a huge online celebration. Throughout the month bloggers, reviewers, and individuals post reviews of children’s books that offer multicultural themes, characters, and stories to inspire young […]

17 Jan 19
RaiseThemRighteous

Ahni and Her Dancing Secret Written by Shereen Rahming Illustrated by Jeff Vernon Published by Read and Glow Books in 2016     Ahni and Her Dancing Secret is an inviting picture book about the importance of both confidence and practice for success. Accessibly written by Shereen Rahming and warmly illustrated by Jeff Vernon, this […]