Books

A National Kid’s Book Event with Local Ties | Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Our mission is to not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries. That was the vow Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) co-founders Valarie Budayr, and Mia Wenjen, made in early 2012. Five years later this grassroots initiative to raise awareness… Read More A National Kid’s Book Event with Local Ties | Multicultural Children’s Book Day

Books, Kids

Read*Share*Celebrate | Best Baby and Toddler Board Books

We are celebrating Picture Book Month! I would venture to guess that in most households with Littles, it’s Picture Book Month EVERY month! And that’s great because it’s no secret that reading to our young ones is beneficial in many ways. But once a year there is indeed an international recognition called Picture Book Month. Picture… Read More Read*Share*Celebrate | Best Baby and Toddler Board Books

Books, Fall

Books and Pets to Curl Up With This Fall | Reading Recommendations from #UpNoPa

As the leaves turn glorious colors and the temps get into the I-think-I-need-a-jacket-today range, we think it’s a safe bet that many of us are looking forward to “chillaxin’” days of being curled up with a furry pet and a good read. With that in mind, here are our picks for Books and Pets to… Read More Books and Pets to Curl Up With This Fall | Reading Recommendations from #UpNoPa

Books

Celebrating National Read a Book Day with a Girl Power Booklist

National Read a Book Day is coming on Wednesday, September 6th! Anyone who knows me well knows I like chocolate, naps, and BOOKS. And reptiles…but we won’t “go there.” It seems to creep people out 😉 As project manager for Multicultural Children’s Book Day and a life-long reader, my world is always filled with books… Read More Celebrating National Read a Book Day with a Girl Power Booklist