Despite census data that shows 37% of the US population consists of people of color, only 10% of children’s books published have diversity content. Using the Multicultural Children’s Book Day, Mia and Valarie are on a mission to change all of that. Their mission is to not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these types of books into classrooms and libraries. Another goal of this exciting event is create a compilation of books and favorite reads that will provide not only a new reading list for the winter, but also a way to expose brilliant books to families, teachers, and libraries.
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All children can relate to dealings with hair that "won't listen." This unlikely tale of friendship is a great teacher of individuality and diversity. It will have children embracing their own features and characteristics as well as viewing everyone's differences as unique and awesomely one-of-a-kind…just like the Poof!
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