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My First Bilingual Book (Multilingual Board Book Set)

Written by: Patricia Billings & Fatih Erdoğan co-wrote : Love, Sharing, and Friends books. These were then translated by unnamed translators.  Patricia Billings wrote the Empathy (Spanish) book herself in English, and it was translated by an unnamed translator. Illustrated by: Manuela Gutierrez…

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A Likkle Miss Lou: How Jamaican Poet Louise Bennett Coverley Found Her Voice

Written by: Nadia L. Hohn Illustrated by: Eugenie Fernandes For ages: 4-8 years  Language: English & Jamaican/Caribbean Patois  Topics Covered: Historical Figure, POC-Centric Narratives, Poetry, Global Community, Trailblazer, Black Culture & Identity, Jamaica, Language, Literacy.  Summary: Louise is a young girl living in Kingston, Jamaica.  She loves…

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Shubh Raatri Dost (Good Night Friend)

Written & Illustrated by: Nidhi Chanani For ages: Infant & up, it’s a board book! Language: Hindi, Romanized Hindi, English Topics Covered: Animals, Family, Language, Bilingual Books, Global Community, POC-Centric Narratives.  Summary:  This trilingual book is a super cute take on a “Goodnight Moon”-esque night…

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Sound Off Saturday Featuring: Mama Tortuga!

Happy Saturday!  We are thrilled to have been able to connect this week with Johana, also known as Mama Tortuga!  She is a powerhouse of bilingual and herbal activism and knowledge, with a flair for business.  Johana is a hustler…

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Sound Off Saturday- Featuring: Tyler Vile!

Happy Saturday! There’s a heat wave hitting us here in New England, so unless we venture to go swimming in the river later (which is also one of our favorite places to watch the sunset with a cold drink!) we…

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Green is a Chili Pepper: A Book of Colors

Written by: Roseanne Greenfield Thong Illustrated by: John Parra For Ages: Ages 3 to 5 Language: English, Spanish Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Culture & Traditions, Latinx Culture, Community, Family, Love, Self-Expression. Summary: Green is a Chile Pepper is a joyful celebration of the…

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Coconut Kind of Day

Written by: Lynn Joseph Illustrated by: Sandra Speidel For Ages: 4 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Culture & Traditions, Caribbean Islands, Poetry, Community, Family, Love. Summary: This book is a collection of poems about life in…

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Introducing Line4Line

 Line 4 Line grew out of LSU’s Neighborhood Arts Project in Baton Rouge. It’s one of the outreach programs of LSU’s Museum of Art, as well as the Art Works Program, a program which focuses on bringing kids from low-performing schools…

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Top 5 Books We Read in 2018

2018 was a rollercoaster of a year, with so many opportunities for growth and learning all over the place! We launched this site as a passion project, and we have been so lucky to connect with many people from all…

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Say Hello!

Written & Illustrated by: Rachel Isadora For ages: Infant and up Language: Primarily English & Spanish. Also includes: Arabic, French, Italian, Swahili, Japanese, Mandarin, and Hebrew. Topics Covered: Community, Friendship, Language, POC-Centric Narratives Summary: Join Carmelita and her mother as they take the family dog on…

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