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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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Graphic Novels: Alternative Narrative Tools Explore Complex Subjects

Graphic Novels: Alternative Narrative Tools Explore Complex Subjects | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
When it comes to #graphicnovels and the comic book industry, superheroes tend to run the show. In most mainstream comics, subjects that often spark the mos
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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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Book Review:  One Minute Till Bedtime: 60 Second Poems to Send You Off to Sleep Selected by Kenn Nesbitt, Art by Christoph Niemann

Book Review:  One Minute Till Bedtime: 60 Second Poems to Send You Off to Sleep Selected by Kenn Nesbitt, Art by Christoph Niemann | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
I read a lot of children's poetry and this is THE anthology I have been waiting for. Oh, yes, it was worth the wait. I knew it was going to be good, but I didn't know how ridiculously good
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The White Cat and the Monk: A Lovely 9th-Century Ode to the Joy of Uncompetitive Purposefulness, Newly Illustrated

The White Cat and the Monk: A Lovely 9th-Century Ode to the Joy of Uncompetitive Purposefulness, Newly Illustrated | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
A wonderful counterpoint to our culture of competitive self-comparison, reminding us that we can choose to amplify each other's accomplishments because there is
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A (Nearly) Motherless Alabama Girl Never Gives Up

A (Nearly) Motherless Alabama Girl Never Gives Up | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
An Alabama girl estranged from her mother is the heroine of Kate Beasley’s debut middle-grade novel, “Gertie’s Leap to Greatness.”
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Deaf Characters in Adolescent Literature

Deaf Characters in Adolescent Literature | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
A collection of adolescent books with Deaf Characters, websites, author interviews and book reviews.
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Pinocchio: An Alternative Origin Story Exploring the Grandest Questions of Existence

Pinocchio: An Alternative Origin Story Exploring the Grandest Questions of Existence | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
A lyrical illustrated cosmogony serenading the ephemeral and the eternal.
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a prequel to Pinocchio
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We Breathe as One: The Role of Folktales in Diversity

We Breathe as One: The Role of Folktales in Diversity | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
We Breathe as One: The Role of Folktales in Diversity Contributed by Pleasant DeSpain, Author Fundamentally, diversity means difference. Fundamentally, folktales invite inclusion. Sitting o
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Cuban Kids

Cuban Kids | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
  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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Unity. Kindness. Peace. Booklist

Unity. Kindness. Peace. Booklist | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is a division of the American Library Association. ALSC’s core purpose is creating a better future for children through libraries. ALSC advances that purpose through the core values of: collaboration, excellence, inclusiveness, innovation, integrity and respect, leadership and responsiveness. This booklist was created to share the message of creating unity, acting with kindness toward others, and promoting peace.
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The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2016

The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2016 | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Here are the winners of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books Awards for 2016.
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Folk Tales and Legends: Hispanic Heritage | Colorín Colorado

Folk Tales and Legends: Hispanic Heritage | Colorín Colorado | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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Elena Ferrante’s Picture Book Embraces the Dark Side

Elena Ferrante’s Picture Book Embraces the Dark Side | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Complete with curse words — added by her English translator — Ferrante’s picture book tells the story of a lost doll’s utterly terrifying night at the beach.
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Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » My BookPage Chat with Melissa Sweet

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » My BookPage Chat with Melissa Sweet | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
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How the Berenstain Bears Found Salvation

How the Berenstain Bears Found Salvation | Multicultural Children's Literature | Scoop.it
Their homespun, secular morality has given way to something different — but why?
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