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06. Jessica Payne brings the joy of reading.

May 16, 2022

Jessica Payne is the executive director of Kids Need to Read, an organization that provides books to schools and libraries across the country. Visit kidsneedtoread.org to request books for your school or library, or to make …

Latino Books Children's Literature

05. Juliet Menéndez uncovers the stories of women who have shaped Latino history.

April 25, 2022

Author and illustrator Juliet Menéndez chats about her first book Latinitas and the inspiration behind this amazing project. Latinitas in an anthology of short stories about influential Latinas making history in Latina Am…

Latino Books Fantasy Adult Fiction

04 Rudy Garcia A young hero faces an Aztec monster in an epic journey

April 11, 2022

Episode 04. In the novel Death Song of the Dragón Chicxulub, a young hero battles an Aztec dragon as he searches for his identity and destiny. Rudy Garcia delights readers in this epic journey. Order your copy from any Indie…

Books Informational

03. Laura Castillo encourages Latino families to visit the library.

March 28, 2022

A conversation with librarian Laura Castillo about the many services offer by public libraries to the general population and especially the Latino community. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/me…

Children's Literature

02. René Colato Laínez - The teacher full of stories.

March 14, 2022

Children’s book author René Colato Laínez chats about his most recent book releases. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/message

Children's Literature

01. Holly Ayala finds inspiration in her Salvadoran roots.

Feb. 27, 2022

Author Holly Ayala chats about her first children’s book ABC El Salvador, an alphabet book portraying the culture, traditions, and geography of El Salvador. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/mes…