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Diverse Kid Lit September 2nd, 2017


What Is #DiverseKidLit? Diverse Children's Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children's books that feature diverse characters. This community embraces all kinds of diversity including (and certainly not limited to) diverse, inclusive, multicultural, and global books for children of all backgrounds. We encourage everyone who shares to support this blogging community by visiting and leaving comments for at least three others. Please also consider following the hosts on at least one of their social media outlets. Spread the word using #diversekidlit and/or adding our button to your site and your diverse posts.
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We hope this community serves as a resource for parents, teachers, librarians, publishers, and authors! Our next linkup will be Saturday, October 7th and the first Saturday of each month.

Upcoming Theme

Themes are a suggestion only; all diverse book posts are welcome. If you're interested, you can start planning now ...
  • Our theme for October (7th) will be #ownvoices. The #ownvoices hashtag was created to draw attention to diverse authors and illustrators who are creating books that honor their own heritage and experiences. Please share your favorite titles or authors / illustrators with us!

Most Clicked Post from Last Time

The most-clicked post from the previous #diversekidlit was one I am sure we all could use: 19 Multicultural Children's Books teaching Kindness & Empathy. This fabulous collection of picture books covers a wide range of cultures and topics including issues around immigration, acceptance, jealousy, and more. Thanks for sharing, Svenja!

#DiverseKidLit is Hosted by:

Katie @ The Logonauts Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Pinterest 
 Becky @ Franticmommmy Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Pinterest / Instagram 
 Carolina @ La Clase de Sra. DuFault Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Google+ 
 Gauri @ Kitaab World an online bookstore for South Asian children's books, toys and games Blog / Twitter / Facebook / PinterestInstagram 
 Gayle Swift, Author of ABC, Adoption & Me Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Google+ 
 Jane @ Rain City Librarian Blog / Twitter / Instagram Marjorie @ Mirrors Windows Doors Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Pinterest Mia @ Pragmatic Mom Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Pinterest / Instagram Myra @ Gathering Books Blog / Twitter / Facebook 
 Shoumi Sen, Author of Toddler Diaries Blog / Twitter / Facebook


Want to be notified when the next #diversekidlit linkup goes live? Click here to join the mailing list. Interested in joining as a host or an occasional co-host? Contact katie at thelogonauts.com. (Never participated in a linkup before? Please click here for a more detailed step-by-step.)

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Our Pinterest board highlights a wide range of amazing posts and resources for Diverse Children's Books. Please consider following the board for even more great books!

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