Children’s Day, Book Day: Embracing Cultures, Community, and Books through Día

Beatriz Pascual Wallace


Children’s Day, Book Day. El día de los niños/El día de los libros. Día for short. Día as an acronym for Diversity in Action. By either name, this commitment to and celebration of multicultural and multilingual literacy is a creative opportunity for libraries to help children build the awareness they need to get along in our increasingly global and diverse world. We will look at ways several libraries are successfully implementing this literacy initiative, which celebrates its twentieth anniversary next year.

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“Día Children’s Day, Book Day/El día de los niños, El día de los libros,” Pat Mora, accessed May 20, 2015,

Beatriz Pascual Wallace, “El día de los niños, El día de los libros: A Brief History,” accessed May 20, 2015,



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