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Jill Swann BookTalk: Yum! MmMm! Que Rico!

Jill Swann BookTalk: Yum! MmMm! Que Rico! | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
... Young Adults. The new entries are for TWU course 5653, Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults. ... The variety of skin tones reflects the diverse population that has roots in the Hispanic/Latino culture.
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Why and How Should Teachers Make Required Reading Choices? | MiddleWeb

Why and How Should Teachers Make Required Reading Choices? | MiddleWeb | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Teachers must balance the need to nuture readers through text choices that excite them & the need for students to gain important skills and background
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Imagination & Survival: 2 Picture Books from Australia

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Who is the real Madeline?

Who is the real Madeline? | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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Video and more information about Madeline on her 75th anniversary.

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Madeline goes to the museum in new exhibit

Madeline goes to the museum in new exhibit | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The New York Historical Society is staging a retrospective of the work of Madeline creator Ludwig Bemelmans.
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Bohemians: A Graphic History of Creative Mavericks

Bohemians: A Graphic History of Creative Mavericks | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Walt Whitman, Oscar Wilde, Josephine Baker, Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein, Thelonious Monk, and other creative mavericks of semi-subversive s
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In 'Little Engine That Could,' Some See An Early Feminist Hero

In 'Little Engine That Could,' Some See An Early Feminist Hero | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Was "I think I can" the grandmother of "lean in?" Some readers see the plucky locomotive as a parable about working women, but in some versions of the story the protagonist was male.
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New York City Itineraries Based on Recent and Classic Children's Books

New York City Itineraries Based on Recent and Classic Children's Books | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Visit these real-life NYC locations featured in popular children's books, including Harriet the Spy, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and The Cricket in Times Square.
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Singapore library will destroy LGBT-friendly kids' books at behest of bigot

Singapore library will destroy LGBT-friendly kids' books at behest of bigot | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Singapore's National Library Board will pulp three LGBT-friendly children's picture books that it earlier removed from its collections.

Via Ana Margarida Ramos
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James Marshall, “Wicked Angel”

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A tribute to James Marshall. 

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Hope Is a Girl Selling Fruit

Hope Is a Girl Selling Fruit | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
A beautiful illustrated celebration of women's journey toward creative freedom and mobility.

Amid a children's book ecosystem marked by a
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Does the Reading Rainbow App Work?

Does the Reading Rainbow App Work? | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The Reading Rainbow of today is different from the one I remember from childhood.
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Walter Dean Myers, multimillion-selling children’s author, dies at 76

Walter Dean Myers, multimillion-selling children’s author, dies at 76 | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
From a childhood in Harlem, he went on to write more than 100 books and sell more than 15 million copies.
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Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » All Different Now

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » All Different Now | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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What Writers Can Learn From 'Good Night Moon'

What Writers Can Learn From 'Good Night Moon' | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The children’s book sets up a world and then subverts its own rules even as it follows them.
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Nine Kinds of Pie » Philip Nel's Blog

Nine Kinds of Pie » Philip Nel's Blog | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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Dr. Nel shares a few beautiful Australian children's books today.

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75 Years Old, and Still Showing off her Scar

75 Years Old, and Still Showing off her Scar | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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25 years of Elmer the elephant

25 years of Elmer the elephant | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
David McKee, creator of Mr Benn, tells Stuart Jeffries that a racist incident when he was out with his daughter inspired him to write the first Elmer the elephant book 25 years ago

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When a Language Dies » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

When a Language Dies » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
When a Language Dies
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A beautiful poem included== I have also heard the poem translated as "When a Tongue Dies"  instead of "When a Language Dies."

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The evolution of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant - BBC News

The evolution of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant - BBC News | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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Beloved by millions of pre-schoolers, Elmer the Elephant is showing no signs of a quarter-life crisis as he celebrates his 25th anniversary.

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From the Guide: Cultural Diversity in Middle-Grade Fiction

From the Guide: Cultural Diversity in Middle-Grade Fiction | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Children’s books that acknowledge, respect, and celebrate young people from a wide variety of racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are still too few and far between.

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Home - Poetry International

Home - Poetry International | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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From Rotterdam, the Poetry International Festival- with poems, links, even translations, and poems set to music. Here is the best use of the web- to invite us who couldn't be there.

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Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » Finding the Right Illustrations with Melissa Sweet

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » Finding the Right Illustrations with Melissa Sweet | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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Melissa Sweet shares sketches and illustrations from the forthcoming book Roget and his Thesaurus (text by Jen Bryant).

Those word lists you will see will be a great source of inspiration to children needing to look for synonyms.  And her collage seems to come right out of the page!

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Ludwig Bemelmans’s Madeline Celebrates a Milestone

Ludwig Bemelmans’s Madeline Celebrates a Milestone | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
A show at the New-York Historical Society celebrating Ludwig Bemelmans’s classic book “Madeline” is as much a tribute to its schoolgirl heroine as it is to her creator.
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Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » TOONs Thursday: Some Art fromFrédéric Othon Théodore Aristidès,Lorenzo Mattotti, and Yvan Pommaux

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » TOONs Thursday: Some Art fromFrédéric Othon Théodore Aristidès,Lorenzo Mattotti, and Yvan Pommaux | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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Children's writer Walter Dean Myers is dead at 76

Children's writer Walter Dean Myers is dead at 76 | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Whenever Walter Dean Myers wrote a book -- and he published more than 100 of them for children and young adults -- he would ask his wife, Connie, to assemble a collage of related images that he hung above his
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Let's stop to remember and celebrate the life of Walter Dean Myers.

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