The Multicultural Minute #20: 826LA Workshop

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In which Renee leads a workshop for tutors at 826LA on using multicultural books to inspire kids to write.

Books shown in the video:
Afghan Dreams: Young Voices From Afghanistan by Tony O'Brien and Michael P. Sullivan
How My Family Lives in America by Susan Kuklin
Just Like Home; Como En Mi Tierra by Elizabeth I. Miller, Mira Reisberg, Teresa Mlawer
Hannah Is My Name by Belle Yang
You And Me Together: Moms, Dads, and Kids Around the World by Barbara Kerley
Cooper's Lesson by Kim Cogan, Min Paek, Sun Yung Shin
Romina's Rangoli by Jennifer Wanardi, Malathi and Michelle Iyengar
My Name Is Yoon by Gabriela Swiatkowska, Helen Recorvits
The Candy Shop by Jan Wahl, Nicole E. Wong
The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin
My Mexico by Tony Johnston


You could do school visits on that topic... I'm sure you would raise much interest. :)

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Renee Ting is the President and Publisher of Shen's Books. She is the author of The Prince's Diary and the blog, Renee's Book of the Day.

Emily Jiang is a writer of children's and YA literature. She also blogs at TLeaf Readings.

Shen’s Books is a publisher of multicultural children’s literature that emphasizes cultural diversity and tolerance, with a focus on introducing children to the cultures of Asia.

Through books, we can share a world a stories, building greater understanding and tolerance within our increasingly diverse communities as well as throughout our continuously shrinking globe.


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