#WeNeedDIverseBooks, Art, Books, Illustrators, poetry

Reading is the Best Way to Relax

             “A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic,” Carl Sagan  The week has flown by, riddled with the everyday happenings, participating in the writing challenge of NaNoWriMo, and revising an old manuscript. Like many of you (I'm assuming) I love to read: poetry, YA, Adult, and Children's… Continue reading Reading is the Best Way to Relax

Amazon Kindle, Books, Family, Inspiration, life lessons, Strong Women, Writing

Strong Women Grow Here-Free Excerpt

  Have you ever felt like you've been down for so long it's hard to take that next step. I know most of us have had those times. So it's the little things that keep a smile on the face, and the eyes looking forward. And sometimes, just sometimes, something comes along that puts the… Continue reading Strong Women Grow Here-Free Excerpt

Books, Latino Literature, Parenting

10 Reasons for Kids To Read Multicultural Books

Now that Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Book Friday is over I can get back to the Multicultural Middle Grade and YA books I promised to list (just in time for Cyber Monday). But first, let's discuss the term Multicultural Literature. A single book can be a mirror for some readers and a window for others" —Rudine Sims… Continue reading 10 Reasons for Kids To Read Multicultural Books