Category Archives: diversity

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

Tomorrow will be the first day of Deaf-Blind Awareness Week, which is dedicated to Helen Keller and all individuals who share the disorder. Helen Keller is one of the exceptional women highlighted in the picture book She Persisted: 13 American Women … Continue reading

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1, 2, 3, Sí!: A Numbers Book in English and Spanish

In celebration of Multicultural Children’s Book Day tomorrow, CalicoKidz is reviewing 1, 2, 3, Sí!: A Numbers Book in English and Spanish, a colorful, fun and educational board book for young children who are beginning to learn to count. It’s colorful … Continue reading

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Lila and the Crow

A crow! A crow! The new girl’s eyes are dark like a crow! Continue reading

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Golden Domes and SILVER Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors

Orange is the color of my henna designs, they cover my hands in leafy vines. Silver is a fanoos, a twinkling light, a shiny lantern that glows at night. There is much religious turmoil going on in our world right … Continue reading

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D is for Drinking Gourd

L is for Little Rock Nine, the students who integrated school at Little Rock, Arkansas’s Central High – protected under military rule. D is for Drinking Gourd is a wonderful picture book that tells the African-American story with beautiful illustrations, … Continue reading

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