Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Date posted: January 27, 2016

Today is Family Literacy Day. And it’s also Multicultural Children’s Book Day, a day to celebrate diversity in children’s books.

Why should we read diversely? The following poster from Lee and Low Books outlines ten good reasons. (Click the poster to enlarge.)

Reading diversely

Where to find multicultural children’s books? There are several online lists that make recommendations. Here are a few of them:

27 Multicultural Books for Kids from No Time for Flash cards

50 Multicultural Books Every Child Should Know

Reading is Fundamental’s 2015 Multicultural Book Collection (K-5)

We Need Diverse Books’ End of the Year Booklists

 

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