Books, Writing

How to Increase Latinx Representation in Children’s Literature

Hi everyone.  I was on a COVID hiatus during the spring and summer, but I am back to posting. I hope you were all well and managed to avoid the virus as it has wreaked havoc with so many people, including my son, who lives in New York City. Thankfully, he successfully battled the virus… Continue reading How to Increase Latinx Representation in Children’s Literature

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

Author Sonia Sotomayor, Authors, Books, Latina writer, Latino family tradition, Latino Literature

Books for Christmas ?!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sv4Hpz-GI3g I'm that tia (aunt) who often gives books for Christmas and birthdays.  My nieces and nephews have lots of toys, too many clothes, and not enough trips to the library.My mom also gives books in addition to clothes and/or a toy. I must say though that my nieces and nephews reactions haven't been as… Continue reading Books for Christmas ?!