Amada Irma Perez, Americas Award Books, Books, Summer reads for children

Summer Reads for Children

Studies show that children who read four or more books over the summer fare better on reading-comprehension tests in the fall than their peers who read one or no books.Here are some AmĂ©ricas Award book recipients, given in recognition of U.S. works of fiction or poetry published in English or Spanish that authentically portray Latin… Continue reading Summer Reads for Children

Americas Award Books, Authors, Chingonas, fiction, Sandra Cisneros, Strong Women, Wisdom

Listening to Sandra Cisneros

"We all need to have art in our lives and writing is art." I'm paraphrasing what I heard Sandra Cisneros say while I listened to her speak, in her melodious voice, to a standing room only crowd of over 200 people. She spoke at Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural and Bookstore in Sylmar, California, located at… Continue reading Listening to Sandra Cisneros