Category Archives: Mexico

Family Poems for Every Day of the Week

A bilingual celebration of family, Family Poems for Every Day of the Week (Poemas Familiaries para cada día de la semana) is a collection of poems that reflect the multicultural life experiences of many Latino children today. The poems were written by Francisco X. Alarcón and are based on his childhood experiences and his family. Maya […] Continue reading

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Trendy Tuesday: Viva Frida

Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales Viva Frida (which translates to Frida Lives) by Yuyi Morales is one of the hottest children’s books out right now.  Since being released just a little over a year ago, Viva Frida has won several awards, like the Caldecott Honor and the Pura Belpre 2015 Illustrator Award, and has been mentioned on numerous […] Continue reading

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