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Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » A Visit with Don Tate …

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Diversity Book Lists & Resources for Teachers and Parents - Multicultural Children's Book Day

Diversity Book Lists & Resources for Teachers and Parents - Multicultural Children's Book Day | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
This resource list is pulled from our Multicultural Books for Kids Pinterest board. For the sake of making this list manageable, we’ve pulled book list posts but there are many, many wonderful individual book reviews on this board as well.
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Review of Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust

Review of Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust
by Loïc Dauvillier; illus. by Marc Lizano; color by Greg Salsedo; trans. from the French by Alexis Siegel
Primary, Intermediate    First Second/Roaring Brook    78 pp.
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Announcing our 2014 New Voices Award Winner

Announcing our 2014 New Voices Award Winner | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
LEE & LOW BOOKS is proud to announce that Andrea J. Loney ofInglewood, California, is the winner of the company’s fifteenth annual New Voices Award.
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National Poetry Month Poster Unveiled

National Poetry Month Poster Unveiled | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The Academy of American Poets has unveiled the official poster design for National Poetry Month, which takes place in April.
National Book Award finalist Roz Chast designed this year’s poster.
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Multicultural Children’s Book Day Spotlight: Meg Medina

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CBC Diversity: “Okay, Love.”

An “It’s Possible” post contributed to CBC Diversity by Virginia Anagnos
I was a publicity assistant at Scholastic Inc., when I first became aware of Walter Dean Myers’ work. The book: Fallen Angels.
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The Journal of African American Children’s Literature. Vol. 1, Issue 1

The Journal of African American Children’s Literature. Vol.
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7-Imp’s 7 Kicks #416: Featuring Peter Carnavas

7-Imp’s 7 Kicks #416: Featuring Peter Carnavas | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
 
Today’s picture book is an import. Peter Carnavas’ Jessica’s Box was initially published in Australia back in 2008, but Kane Miller will bring it to U.S. shelves in March.
When we first meet Jessica, her mind is racing.
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Comora's Stories

Comora's Stories | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Comora's Stories speaks to the lack of ethnic and gender diversity in children's literature.
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The 10 Best Authors of Children's Literature

The 10 Best Authors of Children's Literature | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Today, we're wishing the legendary children's book author Lois Lowry a very happy 75th birthday! One of our all-time favorite authors of children's literature, Lowry published her first kids book i...
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CBC Diversity: Inclusion vs. Diversity

CBC Diversity: Inclusion vs. Diversity | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Contributed to CBC Diversity by Tonya Cherie Hegamin
Human brains like to compartmentalize, and I believe that the term “diversity” serves to place people in boxes marked “other”.
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SCBWI’s 2014 On-The-Verge Emerging Voices Award Winners

SCBWI’s 2014 On-The-Verge Emerging Voices Award Winners | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The prize, which includes an all-expense paid trip to the SCBWI Summer Conference in Los Angeles and and one-on-one meetings with industry professionals, is a part of SCBWI’s mission to bring traditionally marginalized authors to the forefront.
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Sharon Draper on Stella by Starlight

Sharon Draper on Stella by Starlight | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
In the January/February 2014 issue of The Horn Book Magazine, editor Martha Parravano talked to Sharon M. Draper about her new intermediate novel Stella by Starlight. Read the full review here.
Martha V.
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Week in Review, January 19th-23rd

Week in Review, January 19th-23rd | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
This week on hbook.com…
Reviews of the Week:
Picture Book: The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach
Fiction: Stella by Starlight by Sharon M.
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Michael Bond On Maintaining His Momentum as a Writer

Michael Bond On Maintaining His Momentum as a Writer | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Michael Bond has enjoyed a writing career that has spanned more than five decades.
Bond has published hundreds of children’s books and continues to write to this day. How does he maintain his authorial momentum?
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Diversity in Children’s Literature and the Legacy of Pura Belpré

Diversity in Children’s Literature and the Legacy of Pura Belpré | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Marilisa Jimenez-Garcia, research associate at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, CUNY, graduated from the University of Florida with a PhD in English, specializing in American literature/studies, nationalism, and children’s and...
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Green eggs and tofu? - in praise of pigs in children’s books

Green eggs and tofu? - in praise of pigs in children’s books | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Green eggs and tofu? Without pigs, bacon and sausages, children’s books would be seriously lacking in flavour. By Harry Oulton
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The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature

The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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When It Comes to Books, Allow Kids to Enjoy Freedom of Choice

“For decades, researchers have been suggesting that a little structured fun with books can help kids learn to appreciate them, and that kids who like to read tend to become better readers.
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Announcing the 2015 Sendak Fellows

Announcing the 2015 Sendak Fellows | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
This year’s recipients are:Richard EgielskiMarc McChesneyDoug SalatiStephen SavageThe fellowship was inaugurated in 2010 by Maurice Sendak, the goal of which, in Sendak’s words, was to “create work that is not vapid, stupid, or sexy, but original.
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“Books from Birth” hopes to address education disparity in DC - The Georgetown Voice (blog)

“Books from Birth” hopes to address education disparity in DC - The Georgetown Voice (blog) | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Earlier this week at a Southeast Neighborhood Library, D.C. Council Member Charles Allen introduced the creation of a bill that would mail a book a month to every child under the age of five i...
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Sam & Dean Dig a Hole

Sam & Dean Dig a Hole | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen’s latest, Sam & Dave Dig a Hole (Candlewick, October 2014), has been getting quite a bit of buzz (including Caldecott buzz) and has appeared on several best-of-year lists (including Horn Book’s own Fanfare).
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Why a good book is a secret door

Why a good book is a secret door | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Childhood is surreal. Why shouldn't children's books be? In this whimsical talk, award-winning author Mac Barnett speaks about writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder -- and what real kids say to a fictional whale.
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Calling Caldecott 2015 second ballot is open

Calling Caldecott 2015 second ballot is open | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Here it is: Monday. In exactly a week, all of our Mock Caldecott awards will be a memory, and children’s book chatter will turn to the Real Committee’s books.
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