Children’s Literature Review – Irie the Caterpillar

  This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you click on a link and purchase the product, I will receive a small commission which will be used to run this blog.       Title:  Irie the Caterpillar Author: Latoya Wakefield Illustrator: Kavion Robinson Publisher:  Bamboo Shoots Press Publication Date:  2013 Format:  Kindle Read the full article…

Julie Black Belt Picture Book Review to Celebrate Multicultural Kid Lit Day and Chinese New Year

  I received this book free from Immedium publishers in exchange for an honest review for Multicultural Kid Lit Day. Despite that, all the opinions stated herein are 100% my own.   Julie Black Belt: The Kung Fu Chronicles Title: Julie Black Belt: The Kung Fu Chronicles Author: Oliver Chin Illustrator: Charlene Chua Publication Date: Read the full article…

George Corley Wallace – A Lesson for your High School Homeschoolers

  Who is George Corley Wallace?  Simply put, George Wallace must be the most well-known, influential and controversial bigot this country has every produced.  According to my husband, he is the epitome of evil and doesn’t deserve the thought or a blog post – especially on Martin Luther King day. I disagree.  We must face Read the full article…

The African-American Experience as Learned Through 20th Century Jazz

  Welcome to the Multicultural Kids Blog Carnival. This is the one time a month that we talk about one topic. January’s topic is Music and Art around the world. I hope you enjoy the posts of participating bloggers as they enrich the lives of our children and families.     With Martin Luther King Read the full article…

Multicultural Childrens Book – Grace at Christmas

  I thought it might be interesting to discuss multicultural books/crafts that the kids read/make each week – as a celebration of others and their culture.  Grace at Christmas was an idea inspired by The Blue Desk.   Since I’m a craft-o-phob, please see the post for some great craft ideas!     Title:  Grace at Read the full article…

Homeschool: The Importance of a Multicultural Education and a Book to Start the Conversation

  I had a very disturbing and sad experience yesterday that inspired this post.  That experience showed me that the necessity for this post is paramount.  This particular incident didn’t involve race discrimination, but rather entitlement due to religion.  It wasn’t geared towards me.  I was a bystander to the train derailment that took place, Read the full article…