Chinese Culture Books for Kids Series: Adventures of the Treasure Fleet: China Discovers the World – Read Around the World Summer Series

I am delighted to join the Read Around the World Summer Series 2015.  My recommendation is going to be enjoyed by children in the elementary school (age. 6 – 12) and their parents as well.  “Adventures of the Treasure Fleet:  China Discovers the World” is written by Children’s book author, Ann Martin Bowler.  Ann loves culture and travel and she has written 14 books and many of them focus on world culture. Adventures of the Treasure Fleet

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Meet Ann Martin Bowler, Author of All About Korea

      Watch the global education conversation with Ann Martin Bowler, author of All About Korea: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More.  Ann is a children’s book author of 15 books, an educator and a traveler.  Her books often have multicultural themes.  she shares with us how her book, All About Korea, was created and what kind of help she received from her two youngest during the process.  Ann also touches on another book of hers, Adventures

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Author Interview Series: Growing Up Hapa – Meet Cathy Erway, Author of THE FOOD OF TAIWAN

  Join this delicious Taiwanese cuisine discovery and heritage culture conversation with Cathy Erway, the author of THE FOOD OF TAIWAN: Recipes from the Beautiful Island.  Cathy is also the author of The Art of Eating In, the blog Not Eating Out In New York and the host of “Eat Your Words” on Heritage Radio Network.  I am delighted to share with you Cathy’s new book, The Food of Taiwan, which is among the very first to

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Chinese Culture for Kids Series: Top Songs for Chinese Lunar New Year

Chinese New Year – Spring Festival – Lunar New Year is coming and I have selected three songs for you to learn and sing with the family or friends for the Chinese New Year.  These are not the classic traditional songs for the Chinese New Year.  These are the contemporary songs that will go very well with the celebration of the Lunar New Year!  I include the lyrics in Chinese characters and pinyin for you to follow

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Author Interview Series: Raising World Citizens – Meet Allison Branscombe, Author of All About China

Watch the global education conversation with Allison Branscombe, author of All About China – Stories, Songs, Crafts and More for Kids.  I am excited to share Allison’s resourceful and engaging book with you on the 2nd day of the Chinese Lunar New Year in the interview.  Learn about behind the scene stories about this fabulous book, the importance of world culture awareness for children, and the cultural journey with Allison and her two daughters adopted from China. 

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Chinese for Kids Series: Happy Chinese New Year of the Sheep from Jeremy Lin

  Here is a Happy Chinese Lunar New Year greetings video in Mandarin Chinese from NBA Star, Jeremy Lin!  The NBA will be celebrating Chinese New Year with the “Surprise Door” television commercial featuring the Golden State Warrioir’s Stephen Curry, the Houston Rockets’ James Harden, the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, and the Los Angeles Lakers’ Jeremy Lin paying a surprise visit to a Chinese family.  This TV spot will be on air in China and in the

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Raising Young World Citizens: Meet Becky Morales, Creator of Kid World Citizen

Join the global education and bilingual parenting conversation with Becky Morales, creator of Kid World Citizen and author of The Global Education Toolkit for Elementary Learners!  I am thrilled to share Becky’s resourceful book and her fantastic blog, Kid World Citizen with you.  Find out how to raise a young world citizen at home, how to plan a global themed class/school event for your child, where to find age appropriate global education learning tools for young learners

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Multicultural Children’s Book Day Book Review: All About China

January 27 is the Multicultural Children’s Book Day.  Mia from PragmaticMom and Valarie from JumpIntoABook are on a mission to not only raise awareness for the kid’s books that celebrate diversity, but to get more of these types of books into classrooms and libraries.  Another goal of this exciting event is create a compilation of books and favorite reads that will provide not only a new reading list for the winter, but also a way to expose

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Meet Toni Wang, Executive Producer of A Little Mandarin

Join the bilingual parenting conversation with Toni Wang – the creative Mom, Vocalist and Executive Producer behind A Little Mandarin – Chinese Children’s Classics music album.  I am excited to share with you Toni’s joyful music album that you and your little one are going to enjoy! From China to the U.S. Toni experienced her own bilingual journey when she was a little girl.  Now, she is raising her children in Mandarin Chinese, French, and English.  Find

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Meet Rita Rosenback, Author of Bringing up a Bilingual Child

  Watch and listen to the bilingual parenting conversation with Rita Rosenback, author of Bringing up a Bilingual Child!  I am thrilled to share Rita’s wonderful book and bilingual/multilingual parenting resource with you all.  Find out what the 7Cs are, how to apply the 7Cs to your bilingual parenting journey and how to motivate your child to speak the minority language.  Plus, all the valuable insights from the bilingual parenting expert, Rita Rosenback.  Now you can watch

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