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Multicultural Children’s Book Day Spotlight: Meg Medina

Multicultural Children’s Book Day Spotlight: Meg Medina

By Valarie Budayr CBC Diversity We are thrilled to welcome yet another author to our Multicultural Children’s Book Day Spotlight: Shining the Light on Inclusive Authors & Illustrators series! This week we are shining the spotlight on Meg Medina, author of Tía Isa Wants a Car. Meg Medina is the recipient of the 2014 Pura

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Spanish author’s memoir of childhood battle with cancer turned into new U.S. television series

By Juan Carlos Pérez-Duthie tintafresca.us Albert Espinosa’s vision of life could have been bleak and dark indeed. Yet it isn’t, in spite of the cancer that nearly killed him. Instead, for this writer, director, screenwriter for film, theater, and TV, life has been as bright as the color yellow, full of hope and possibility. And

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New book featuring Latino role models strives to inspire students to be all they can be

LatinaLista — Aside from parents and teachers, role models are an essential part of every student’s learning experience. The Latino community is lucky to have many inspiring role models and next month more students will get the chance to learn about these accomplished individuals in a new nonfiction book geared to ages 8-12 titled Portraits

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Creators behind Latino children’s summer reading program create special “DIY” reading camp to boost literacy and writing

LatinaLista — Last year, Dr. Viviana Hurtado and Monica “Mommy Maestra” Olivera of Latinas for Latino Lit (L4LL) broke ground by launching the first-ever online Latino children’s summer reading program. Concerned about the poor literacy rates among Latino children and the fact that many Latino parents want their children to connect with their cultural roots,

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Video: Author details how current immigration system evolved to host “systemic prejudice against Mexicans and other migrant workers”

LatinaLista — Immigration didn’t become ‘illegal’ until 1965, according to Aviva Chomsky the author of a new book titled “Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal.” Chomsky, professor of history and coordinator of Latin American studies at Salem State University in Massachusetts, recently appeared on Democracy Now! explaining how “systemic prejudice against Mexicans and other migrant workers

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