#MCRPop: The Little Bookstore That Could

This is such a cool and clever idea from Nathalie Mvondo and her blog, Multiculturalism Rocks! Please enjoy reading her blog post about her pop-up bookstore focusing on multicultural and bilingual children’s books.

Multiculturalism Rocks!

Humble beginnings. 💚

I didn’t have much money. What I had was the burning desire to fill a big void in my community: the need for multicultural children’s books, including bilingual books. The desire to put the books I love into the hands of the readers looking for them. The desire to support diversity-focused small presses and independent authors of excellent books, but whom I know to have no or little marketing budget. These books are not yet reviewed by big, well-known newspapers, and not carried by big chain bookstores.

I figured I’d start with 10 copies of 10 different titles, and replace sold-out titles by new ones, to keep the customers looking for new items. As you will read below, reality quickly outgrew my vision.

I sold some personal items and emptied my saving account to purchase a business license, a seller’s permit, and to place the required ad…

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About lindacovella

I am an author of fiction for tweens and teens.
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2 Responses to #MCRPop: The Little Bookstore That Could

  1. Nathalie says:

    Thank you so much for sharing, Linda! I’m humbled. 🙏

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