About Multiculturalism Rocks!
This blog celebrates cultural diversity in children's literature and the people who make it happen. I find heritage months wonderful, however I also believe that one needs not to wait for a particular season to celebrate cultural diversity. Like any other mainstream successes, multicultural books are a wonderful source of information, provide a great escapism and, dare I say, promote world peace. What is there not to like? *smile*
With that in mind, be ready to read about Native Indian, Asian, Hispanic, African-American literature and many others, anytime of the month.
While I will do my best to post regularly, please keep in mind that the blog is still a work-in-progress, as I am balancing my academic obligations and other life altering matters.
Features, such as a blog roll of authors, publishers and more, will be added and updated on a regular basis.
Thank you for your patience.
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Author Archives: Nathalie Mvondo
Edited on May 24, 2015 to add contributor biographies, Tumblr and Pinterest links, which you will find at the end of this post. Most book titles link to Teaching for Change online bookstore, except for A is for Activist, The … Continue reading
Multiculturalism Rocks!: Hi Guinevere, thank you for joining Multiculturalism Rocks! today on behalf of Diverse Book Tours! Let’s talk first about the company’s name: what do you mean by “Diverse Book?” Guinevere, for Diverse Book Tours: Thank you so much … Continue reading
Call for Panel Proposals for 2014 KidLit Con: Blogging Diversity in Young Adult and Children’s Lit: What’s Next?
Type of Event: 2014 Kidlistosphere Conference Theme: Blogging Diversity in Young Adult and Children’s Lit: What’s Next? When: October 10-11, 2014 Where: Tsakopoulos Library Galleria 828 I Street Sacramento, CA 95814, USA. Goal of the event: “(…) find out ‘the … Continue reading
Dear Rosi, it is with great pleasure that I will mail you a copy of Boms Over Bikini. Per your wishes, Alpha Middle School’s Library, in Elverta, CA, will also receive a copy. Heartfelt thanks to anyone who left a … Continue reading
Favorite quote, which happens to be the opening line: “As soon as the war ended, we located the one place on Earth that hadn’t been touched by war and blew it hell.” – Bob Hope, US Comedian, and Author, 1947. … Continue reading
If you don’t have an agent, have never published a book, including through self-publication, but have a young adult manuscript ready, publisher Andrew Karre of carolhoda LAB is awaiting your submission until January 12. For more information visit Carolrhoda LAB’s … Continue reading