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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Hi everyone, today I’m supa-happy to welcome and interview author Brenda L. Baker on Multiculturalism Rocks! If you haven’t visited her website yet, and haven’t had a chance to read an excerpt of her debut novel SISTERS OF THE SARI, … Continue reading →
Hi everyone, April is School Library Month and National Poetry Month! How are you celebrating? :) Today I’m hyper-supra excited to have gotten an interview out of Greg Pincus busy schedule. I first met Greg at a SCBWI conference, where … Continue reading →
Hi everyone and merry Monday! As you know this month we celebrate women’s history, and my dearest wish for the occasion was to interview Zetta Elliot, award-winning author of the picture book BIRD. Zetta’s most recent book, A WISH AFTER … Continue reading →
Hi everyone, I’m deeply grateful to Amy Bowllan for granting an interview to Multiculturalism Rocks! You certainly know her from her activist work, as well as her amazing blog on the School Library Journal called Bowllan’s Blog. For the past … Continue reading →
Hi everyone! Today I’m thrilled to grill educator and author Torrey Maldonado, whose book Secret Saturdays made the ALA Quick Pick List. Secret Saturdays summary : Sean and Justin are 12, both half Black and half Puerto Rican (note: How … Continue reading →
Hi everyone, merry Monday! Today I’m excited to interview debut author Nicole Weaver, who is Haitian, speaks several languages, and writes tri-lingual books. In addition Nicole works as an educator in French and Spanish. Click here for a–what else?–bilingual review … Continue reading →
Hi there, here’s part 2 of Edna’s interview. You’ll be hungry by the end of it. One of the latest books you illustrated, Can You Catch a Coqui Frog, published in 2009 by BeachHouse Publishing, takes the readers on a … Continue reading →