The mission of MCCBD is to not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries. The MCCBD team wants to spread the word and raise awareness about the importance of diversity in children’s literature.
A Different Pond is one of the books I read for MCBD 2018. I received a free copy and have also purchsed several copies myself. Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 (1/27/18) is in its 5th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Their mission