The Little Doctor/El doctorcito imparts an important message to readers—it’s never too early to start taking steps toward one’s dreams.
It can be hard to know where to begin when teaching others and learning about Hispanic Heritage Month. Here are some literacy ideas to get you started.
Discover the inspiring life of Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court!
Enter for a chance to win copies of Turning Pages: My Life Story and The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor.
Ismée Williams is the author of WATER IN MAY. She discusses the art of writing about what you know.
The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
Mercedes Cecilia was born and raised in Peru. She studied Naturopathic methods of healing, Jin Shin Jyutsu. Mercedes Cecilia has won several awards for her paintings, her Art in Education programs and community events.
Kusikiy: A Child from Taquile, Peru is a story that draws us into the kaleidoscopic and mysterious world of a Peruvian child. Children identify with Kusikiy’s love for family, with his concerns for the effects of climate change and his desire to help his town.
F. Isabel Campoy is a scholar devoted to the study of language acquisition. She is a well-known author of numerous children’s books in the areas of poetry, theatre, folktales, biographies, and art.
Being bilingual has been one of Alma Flor Ada’s greatest assets she has enjoyed in life. She wishes the same benefit for all children.
Honoring Latino writers and illustrators whose children’s books best portray, affirm and celebrate the Latino cultural experience.