Diverse Children’s Books Link-Up – 19 November

#DiverseKidLit
Mirrors Windows Doors is one of the hosts of the Diverse Children’s Books meme. Find out all about it below – and be sure to join in, both by adding a post to the linky and by exploring the riches that both those links have to offer – as well as previous link-ups

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Our theme for this month’s Diverse Children’s Books linkups is Favourite Children’s Books Featuring an LGBTQ Character(s).  (The theme is only a suggestion. Diverse posts on alternate topics are always welcome.)

What’s Is #diversekidlit?

Diverse Children’s Books is a book-sharing meme designed to promote the reading and writing of children’s books that feature diverse characters. This community embraces all kinds of diversity including (and certainly not limited to) diverse, inclusive, multicultural, and global books for children of all backgrounds.

We encourage everyone who shares to support this blogging community by visiting and leaving comments for at least three others. Please also consider following the hosts on at least one of their social media outlets. Spread the word using #diversekidlit and/or adding our button to your site and your diverse posts.

We hope this community will grow into a great resource for parents, teachers, librarians, publishers, and authors! Our next linkup will be Saturday 3rd December and on the first and third Saturdays of every month.

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Upcoming Theme

Our theme for the current linkup is Favorite Children’s Books Featuring an LGBTQ Character(s). Themes are a suggestion only; all diverse book posts are welcome. If you’re interested, you can start planning now for our upcoming themes…

  • December 3rd linkup: Favorite Holiday Books. (Please feel free to share any holiday resources, not just winter holidays.) We will only hold 1 linkup in December, which will be open all month long.
  • January 7th and 21st linkups: Human Rights. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is celebrated in the US in January, think about your favorite books to share with children about the importance and the history of human rights and/or civil rights.

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Most Clicked Post from Last Time

Our most-clicked post from last time is We Need Family for a Lifetime: November Is National Adoption Month. In addition to the previous #diversekidlit linkup, Gayle shares several great book recommendations about adoption and adoptive families. This is an important reminder about making sure that all children and all families find themselves in literature. Thanks, Gayle!

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#DiverseKidLit is hosted by:

Katie @ The Logonauts
Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Pinterest

Beth @ Pages and Margins
Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Pinterest

Carolina @ There’s a Book for That
Blog / Twitter

Gayle Swift, Author of ABC, Adoption & Me
Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Google+

Jane @ Rain City Librarian
Blog / Twitter / Instagram

Marjorie @ Mirrors Windows Doors
Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Pinterest

Mia @ Pragmatic Mom
Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Pinterest / Instagram

Myra @ Gathering Books
Blog / Twitter / Facebook

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Want to be notified when the next #diversekidlit linkup goes live? Click here to join the mailing list. Interested in joining as a host or an occasional co-host? Contact katieATthelogonautsDOTcom.

Never participated in a linkup before? Please click here for a more detailed step-by-step.

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