School is out, but before heading to your local library or bookstore, check out the sites below for the perfect children’s books and ebooks for summer reading.
1) Publisher’s Weekly – This site provides viewers with a comprehensive listing of reviews for the latest children’s books. With commentary on children’s book illustrations, plots and international book news the site boasts a trunkload of info on all things kids lit.
2) The Children’s Book Review – Another favorite review spot, the categorized site organizes books by an array of topics. Search through children’s book by age or reading level, or discover books by their bilingual attributes and cultural wisdom.
3) Multicultural Book Reviews – For a place to discover the lastest stand-out literature in the realm of multiculturalism and global education, look no further than this globally savvy site. Authors and books featured from the Middle East to East India and from Asia to Latin America offer children books for global immersion.
4) International Children’s Digital Library – With a mission to support the world’s children in their efforts to become effective members of the global community, the International Library provides users with a collection of some of the world’s best books and ebuooks for children. Books hailing from around the world help in supporting international communities.
5) Cynthia Leitich Smith - A privately run blog, Cynthia Smith offers up children’s and young adult books with Asian heritage themes. With the rise of children’s authors and illustrators working from Japan, China, Korea and other Asian countries, Cynthia Smith hopes to create a go-to community where kids and parents alike can find international book suggestions.
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