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1/26/2018

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CalicoKidz.com and Multicultural Children’s Book Day!

MCCBD participate-768x768Earlier this month, CalicoKidz participated as a reviewer for the 5th annual  Multicultural Children’s Book Day by reviewing a diverse book. As a supporter of this annual celebration that promotes diverse children’s books, CalicoKidz.com hopes that more parents, educators and kidlit lovers also participate! Just learning about the celebration? No problem! You can participate in tomorrow’s #MCBD2018 Twitter chat! Here are the details :

TWITTER PARTY Sponsored by Scholastic Book Clubs: MCBD’s popular and fun annual Twitter Party will be held 1/27/18 at 9:00pm.

MCCBD18 twitter party image_final.jpgJoin the conversation and win one of 12-5 book bundles and one Grand Prize Book Bundle (12 books) that will be given away at the party! http://multiculturalchildrensbookday.com/twitter-party-great-conversations-fun-prizes-chance-readyourworld-1-27-18/

Multicultural Children’s Book Day Resources for Educators and Parents

Free Multicultural Books for Teachers: http://bit.ly/1kGZrta

Free Empathy Classroom Kit for Homeschoolers, Organizations, Librarians and Educators: http://multiculturalchildrensbookday.com/teacher-classroom-empathy-kit/

10/21/2017

Book Buzz 4 Kids is now Calico Kidz!

To showcase the vibrant theme of our blog, and so that the name is more representative of our mission of diversity, this website is now Calico Kidz!

Why Calico? Calico is an all-cotton fabric, printed with simple designs in one or more colors. Like calico fabric, our blog is diverse and represents various cultures and communities. Learn more about the origins of the word calico, which originated in Calicut, India at britannica.com.

9/21/2017

What’s Next on Calico Kidz

October: Later this month find reviews on books about bullying awareness in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month.

November: Look out for reviews of books about Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving.

December: Find posts about cultural and religious celebrations throughout the month.

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