Tagged with " Latino/Hispanic"

Join the Dia Fun at Nashville Public Library!

Join the Dia Fun at Nashville Public Library!

This year is the 20th anniversary of Día, or Children’s Day, Book Day. Also known as El día de los […]

Apr 18, 2016     No Comments
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A Perfect (New) Book for Dia de los Muertos!

A Perfect (New) Book for Dia de los Muertos!

Pura Belpré award winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh has a wonderful new book out, just in time for Día […]

Oct 30, 2015     No Comments
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Author Focus: Juan Felipe Herrera

Author Focus: Juan Felipe Herrera

Poetry is a powerful early literacy tool. It fosters children’s social and emotional development and can help children talk about their […]

Jul 20, 2015     No Comments
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Author Spotlight: Angela Dominguez

Author Spotlight: Angela Dominguez

  To continue an occasional series on Latina children’s book authors, today I want to introduce you to the work […]

May 28, 2015     2 Comments
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Hispanics and Public Libraries: Research from the Pew Research Center

Hispanics and Public Libraries: Research from the Pew Research Center

New research from the Pew Research Center sheds  light on how Hispanics-now the U.S.’s largest nonwhite minority group-think about and […]

May 18, 2015     No Comments
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Book Review: Viva Frida (and Yuyi Morales)!

Book Review: Viva Frida (and Yuyi Morales)!

One of my favorite children’s books authors, Yuyi Morales, has a new book out! Viva Frida is an absolutely stunning, resolutely […]

Nov 6, 2014     No Comments
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Nashville Public Library!

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Nashville Public Library!

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month!  Until October 15th, the Nashville Public Library is hosting a bevy of special events highlighting the cultures, […]

Sep 18, 2014     No Comments
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National Latino Children’s Literature Conference Highlights Latina/o Authors

National Latino Children’s Literature Conference Highlights Latina/o Authors

Last month I had the opportunity to attend the National Latino Children’s Literature Conference. For two days in March, teachers, […]

Apr 21, 2014     1 Comment
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Christmas Is Not Over! The Three Kings Are On Their Way!

Christmas Is Not Over! The Three Kings Are On Their Way!

There are few sights sadder than a dry Christmas tree tossed out on the trash heap on December 26. There´s […]

Jan 2, 2014     No Comments
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Author Focus: The Marvelous Yuyi Morales

Author Focus: The Marvelous Yuyi Morales

I have previously written about Yuyi Morales´ gorgeous work as an illustrator in some of my favorite picture books. Today […]

Aug 8, 2013     No Comments
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