Multicultural Children’s Book Day


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Reading Resources

Our world is filled with amazing sources of multicultural book ideas, websites, authors, organizations and other resources to help your family incorporate diverse books into your reading process. Here are some of our top picks:

Children’s Book Council: The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the national nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers, dedicated to supporting and informing the industry and fostering literacy.

Children's Book Council

The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the national nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers, dedicated to supporting and informing the industry and fostering literacy. The CBC’s Diversity Initiative is dedicated to increasing the diversity of voices and experiences contributing to children’s and young adult literature.

CBC Diversity-Resources for Teachers and Librarians: This list of resources for teachers and librarians is just a sampling of the many websites, books, articles, etc. out there for educators to tap into to enrich their students’ reading.

TeachUNICEF Activity Sheet on being a Global Citizen for kids 

LEE & LOW BOOKS is a award-winning children’s book publisher focusing on diversity. Our books are about everyone, for everyone. Our goal is to meet the need for stories that all children can identify with and enjoy. We publish picture books, middle grade, and YA titles, including bilingual books under our CBP imprint and science fiction and fantasy under our Tu Books imprint.

Wisdom Tales Press: Wisdom Tales Press is a children’s book imprint of World Wisdom for the purpose of sharing the wisdom and beauty of cultures around the world with young readers and their families.

First Book and Stories for All

American Library Association:

The following Associations of Ethnic Librarians are Affiliates of the American Library Association.

Multicultural Kids Blogs is always of source of wonderful info and we love their25 Resources for Teaching Kids about Diversity.
Teaching Kids About Diversity
* Borrowed from their site: Multicultural Children’s Book Day.
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