Latino/a Kid Lit Challenge: Iguanas in the Snow/Iguanas en la nieve

For the April 2014 Latin@s in Kid Lit Reading Challenge, and to honor National Poetry Month, we have the Magical Cycle of the Seasons Series by poet Francisco X. Alarcón and illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez. Starting the year is … Continue reading

Latino/a Kid Lit Challenge: Me, Frida

For the 2014 Latin@s in Kid Lit Reading Challenge: In celebration of Women’s History Month, we have Me, Frida by Amy Novesky and David Diaz, a picture book biography about Frida Kahlo’s time living in the city of San Francisco … Continue reading

Latino/a Kid Lit Challenge: Biblioburro

Today we are reading for the 2014 Latin@s in Kid Lit Reading Challenge: and for our ongoing Library Week. The story of Luis Soriano Bohórquez and his quest to bring books to inaccessible areas of Columbia via burros is inspiring. We … Continue reading

Latino/a Kid Lit Challenge: What Can You Do With a Rebozo?

For the 2014 Latin@s in Kid Lit Reading Challenge: This turned out to be a bit more challenging than I thought is would be. My local public library usually has an excellent selection of books. I was very surprised when … Continue reading