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A puja to renew kids' ties with Bengali books - Times of India

A puja to renew kids' ties with Bengali books - Times of India | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
A puja to renew kids' ties with Bengali booksTimes of India"The idea is to influence young minds about our rich literature. Sadly, the popularity of such books among children is dwindling.
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Why ‘The Outsiders’ Lives On: A Teenage Novel Turns 50

Why ‘The Outsiders’ Lives On: A Teenage Novel Turns 50 | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
S.E. Hinton’s classic endures as teenagers continue to relate to its rebellious characters.
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12 Feminist Kids’ Books for Dismantling the Patriarchy

12 Feminist Kids’ Books for Dismantling the Patriarchy | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
A dozen reads for helping shape young minds.
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The Defiant Ones

The Defiant Ones | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
In today’s picture books, the kids are in charge.
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Have you noticed this change in picture books?
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Books Matter

Books Matter | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Find books that help children explore the true diversity of our world, challenge bias and bullying and combat injustice. Books Matter, a new online bibliography, identifies titles recommended by the Anti-Defamation League, world leaders in anti-bias education. http://www.adl.org/education-outreach/books-matter/
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The Bomb and the General: A Vintage Semiotic Children’s Book by Umberto Eco circa 1966

The Bomb and the General: A Vintage Semiotic Children’s Book by Umberto Eco circa 1966 | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
How symbols become symbols, or what keeping atoms in harmony has to do with language acquisition.
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A closer look at Eco's book for children. Out of print.
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‘We need diverse books,’ they said. And now a group’s dream is coming to fruition.

‘We need diverse books,’ they said. And now a group’s dream is coming to fruition. | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
With the publication of “Flying Lessons and Other Stories,” a movement to get more diversity in children’s literature widens its reach.
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Current Issue - CLELE JOURNAL - children´s literature in english language education

Current Issue - CLELE JOURNAL - children´s literature in english language education | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
A bi-annual, peer-reviewed journal researching children's literature as an art form, and as a framework for teaching English as a second, additional or foreign language to pre-school infants through to young adults.
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The Sound of Silence: An Illustrated Serenade to the Art of Listening to One’s Inner Voice Amid the Noise of Modern Life

The Sound of Silence: An Illustrated Serenade to the Art of Listening to One’s Inner Voice Amid the Noise of Modern Life | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
A tender reminder that silence is not the absence of sound but the presence of an inward-listening awareness.
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How Do You Explain the Refugee Crisis to Children? New Picture Books Can Help

How Do You Explain the Refugee Crisis to Children? New Picture Books Can Help | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The creators of four new books have taken on a difficult task with courage and compassion in stories of children forced to leave home.
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Cuban Kids

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  author: George Ancona photographer: George Ancona Marshall Cavendish, 2000 grades 3-up  Cuban While reading Cuban Kid
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De Colores: The Raza Experience in Books for Children
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A Declaration in Support of Children

A Declaration in Support of Children | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Children’s literature may be the most influential literary genre of all. Picture books, chapter books, middle-grade and young-adult novels all serve the most noble of purposes: to satisfy the need for information, to entertain curious imaginations, to encourage critical thinking skills, to move and inspire. Within their pages, seeds of wisdom and possibility are sown.…
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Before His Name Was Known At All, Seuss Put Creatures On The Wall

Before His Name Was Known At All, Seuss Put Creatures On The Wall | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Decades before he became a beloved children's book author, Theodor Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss) created a series of whimsical sculptures he called "Unorthodox Taxidermy."
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SLJ Best of 2016 LIVE STREAM! - KidLit.TV

SLJ Best of 2016 LIVE STREAM! - KidLit.TV | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Best of 2016 Books, Apps, and More! TUNE IN Monday, November 14 at 3:00 PM ET From picture books to... Read more »
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Mirrors and Windows: Finding Diversity at the Color of Children’s Literature Conference | Poets & Writers

Mirrors and Windows: Finding Diversity at the Color of Children’s Literature Conference | Poets & Writers | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy -

30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy - | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy by TeachThought Staff Often confused with sympathy and compassion, empathy is, put simply, th

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As we know the reading and acquiring of social habilities are important aspects of the childrens process of growing. And this 30 books not only allows the children to acquire vocabulary, expressions and grammar, but also give the chance to create or born this feeling of Empathy on them. Children need not only academic development but also personal development, and this books will help in that process. 

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Mo Willems’s Funny Failures

Mo Willems’s Funny Failures | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
How the author teaches young readers to confront problems and be resilient.
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A profile of Mo Willems in the New Yorker
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Sneak Peek list for 2017

Sneak Peek list for 2017 | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
It's time again to post my annual "sneak peek" list of all the poetry for young people that will be published in the coming year . Thi
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UMBERTO ECO: THE BOMB AND THE GENERAL

UMBERTO ECO: THE BOMB AND THE GENERAL | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
WHEN I FIRST STARTED WE TOO WERE CHILDREN, MR. BARRIE , one of the things I hoped to examine was the way in which an author accustomed t
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This graphic novelist and reading ambassador tells kids to reach beyond their comfort zone

This graphic novelist and reading ambassador tells kids to reach beyond their comfort zone | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang wrestled with his identity growing up, but he’s made the Chinese-American experience one of the main subjects of his critically acclaimed work. One of this year’s MacArthur Fellowship winners and the national ambassador for young people’s literature, Yang sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss his childhood, his love of coding and the feeling of being an outsider.
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The Two Books That Saved My Young Life

The Two Books That Saved My Young Life | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
At 15, I wanted to die. I didn’t want to live in my disabled body. I wanted what I thought was normalcy, a fighting chance at the happiness I didn't think
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Because Sarah Dessen, one of my favorite YA writers saved this person from suicide, I am posting this article here.
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'A Poem For Peter' Recalls One Unforgettable 'Snowy Day'

'A Poem For Peter' Recalls One Unforgettable 'Snowy Day' | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
In 1962, Peter — an African-American boy exploring his neighborhood after a snowstorm — broke the color barrier in mainstream children's publishing. A new book pays tribute to author Ezra Jack Keats.
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Linda Fairstein - Into the Lion's Den - Book Review

A red flag goes up for Devlin Quick when she learns that a rare map has been stolen from the New York Public Library. A modern-day version of Nancy Drew, Sherlock Holmes and a bit of Encyclopedi
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A new series for middle grade readers who love mysteries.
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Hundreds Of Children's Book Authors Pledge To Combat Bigotry

Hundreds Of Children's Book Authors Pledge To Combat Bigotry | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The statement decries the recent election as “a clear indication of the bigotry that is entrenched in this nation.”
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