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Multicultural Children’s Book Day: Review of "The Obstaclēs"

Being different and looks so weak, is the reason why someone gets bullied, even though bullying is the wrong thing to do. Belittled, berated, beaten, mocked, that's normally accepted by kids who have retardation and physical weakness. In fact, behind all the limitations there is a big heart, the heart of a hero.
 

Review of The obstaclēs for Multicultural Children Book Day 2017

The Obstaclēs presents a heroic tale through a wonderful adventure new realms - Humungopolis! A story that presents a fantasy tale of nature and creation that are full of imagination to describe real-world problems that kids may face. Obstaclēs, the hero, a little giant who works through issues of bullying, self-confidence, and ADHD. Within these limitations, Obstacles proved he can be a hero.
When reading the adventures of Obstaclēs, the reader will feel empathy for him, and into the adventure of the science-fiction world. This book is very suitable for boys. The stories and struggles of Obstaclēs will give a revelation to them of strength in weaknesses, and the importance to love one another.
If you have boy in the house, or if you are a teacher, you can use this book in the discussion, since this book is great for preventing children doing the bullying, inviting them to better appreciate friends who physically weak, and make them understand that physical weakness is not a barrier for someone to be a hero.
If you are interesting to read more, go here to buy this book.

I received this book from Gregory E. Ransom as a part of the 2017 Multicultural Children’s Book Day. This is the second year I have participated in the event. (Check out my review for last year’s book)

Read your world 2017

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 (1/27/17) is its fourth year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia Wenjen from PragmaticMom. Our mission is to raise awareness on the ongoing need to include kid’s books that celebrate diversity in home and school bookshelves while also working diligently to get more of these types of books into the hands of young readers, parents and educators.  

Despite census data that shows 37% of the US population consists of people of color, only 10% of children’s books published have diversity content. Using the Multicultural Children’s Book Day holiday, the MCBD Team are on a mission to change all of that.

Current Sponsors:  MCBD 2017 is honored to have some amazing Sponsors on board. Platinum Sponsors include ScholasticBarefoot Books and Broccoli. Other Medallion Level Sponsors include heavy-hitters like Author Carole P. RomanAudrey Press, Candlewick Press,  Fathers Incorporated, KidLitTVCapstone Young Readers, ChildsPlayUsa, Author Gayle SwiftWisdom Tales PressLee& Low BooksThe Pack-n-Go GirlsLive Oak MediaAuthor Charlotte RiggleChronicle Books and Pomelo Books

Author Sponsor include: Karen Leggett AbourayaVeronica AppletonSusan Bernardo, Kathleen BurkinshawMaria DismondyD.G. DriverGeoff Griffin Savannah HendricksStephen HodgesCarmen Bernier-Grand,Vahid ImaniGwen Jackson Hena, Kahn, David Kelly,Mariana LlanosNatasha Moulton-LevyTeddy O'MalleyStacy McAnulty, Cerece MurphyMiranda PaulAnnette PimentelGreg RansomSandra Richards, Elsa TakaokaGraciela Tiscareño-Sato,  Sarah Stevenson, Monica Mathis-StoweSmartChoiceNation, Andrea Y. Wang

 

We’d like to also give a shout-out to MCBD’s impressive CoHost Team who not only hosts the book review link-up on celebration day, but who also work tirelessly to spread the word of this event. View our CoHosts HERE.

MCBD Links you may want to check out:

MCBD site: http://multiculturalchildrensbookday.com/

Free Multicultural Books for Teachers: http://bit.ly/1kGZrta

Free Kindness Classroom Kit for Homeschoolers, Organizations, Librarians and Educators: http://multiculturalchildrensbookday.com/teachers-classroom-kindness-kit/

Free Diversity Book Lists and Activities for Teachers and Parents: http://bit.ly/1sZ5s8i

Don’t forget to connect with us on social media and be sure and look for the official hashtag, #ReadYourWorld.

I was given a free copy of the book to review. The opinions expressed are purely my own.
 

 

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