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thebooker: ‘The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. … Continue reading

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10 More International Books for Storytime Sharing finally added a new page to my website – more international books to use in everyday practice! 10 More Books for Storytime Sharing

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toon-books: HOOORAAYY! HOOOORAAAY! TODAY IS THE COMICS EXTRAAAAAAAAVANGZA! See you tonight at 7PM at BookCourt in Brooklyn, NY to celebrate the release of The Big Wet Balloon by Ricardo Siri Liniers. Also joining us (WOW!): ART SPIEGELMAN, FRANK VIVA, JEFF SMITH, RUTU MODAN, … Continue reading

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Books can make a difference in dispelling prejudice and building community: not with role models and recipes, not with noble messages about the human family, but with enthralling stories that make us imagine the lives of others. A good story … Continue reading

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But, before we can market books with POC to our audiences, more of them need to be created. We need diverse “diverse” books—reflecting the many-storied and many-leveled experience of people of color not only in this country, but in our … Continue reading

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The more we seed cross-cultural books and other media in our homes, the more kids will see it as “normal” when they leave home and see people different from themselves at school, at the grocery store, at daycare—that everyone, no … Continue reading

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