Great story written by Neda Ulaby via NPR “Pura Belpré became the first Puerto Rican librarian at the New York Public Library in 1921. She’s shown above leading a story hour in the 1930s.” Read the full story HERE.
Over at Latino U.S.A, Antonia Cereijido writes and publishes a podcast about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor writing books aimed at young adults. Click HERE for full article and podcast! Photo: Allison Shelley/Getty Images Posted by: Yenesis Alvarez
Over at Latino USA, ANTONIA CEREIJIDO interviews LUCÍA BENAVIDES on living in the Barcelona apartment Gabriel García Marquez used to live in 50 years earlier. Click HERE to hear spooky full interview. Photo: GORKA LEJARCEGI Posted by: Yenesis Alvarez
Latino Rebels writes about Elizabeth Acevedo and her debut novel “The Poet X.” Her debut novel narrates the experience of a Dominican-American girl who finds refuge in poetry. Click HERE for the details. Photo: Designers Gabriel Moreno and Erin Fitzsimmons
The Variety section of NBC News Latino writes about the new cross generational show inspired by novel “Make Your Home Among Strangers” by Jennine Capó Crucet. The story revolves around a Cuban-American girl that experiences a culture shock as she settles in a new elite college, missing the city where she was born: Hialeah. To […]
It’s time for the Miami Bookfair International! Running Nov 13th – the 20th – Meli Hernandez has all the details for you – or you can check out www.miamibookfair.com – Meli stops by Books & Books in the Gables to drop a few details. hialeah, haikus, generation, miami, international, book, fair, bookfair, dade, college, author, […]
Happy Monday! It’s time to get inspired by the few people left that appreciate a good book. Now a days, with all the technology, the importance of reading is often pushed to the side! The way Mendez talks about her love for reading and books is truly inspiring! “Voracious reader that she is, Trend Tracker® […]