Jeanette Larson posted about “Celebrating Las Posadas” on the ALSC blog and mentioned Pat’s book Gift of the Poinsettia/ El regalo de la flor de nochebuena. Las Posadas re-enacts Joseph and Mary’s journey to Bethlehem and is celebrated throughout Latin America. … Continue reading
Recently, Pat was the Guest Blogger at the TeachingBooks.net blog. She wrote a wonderful post about harvesting ideas titled “From Seed to Song”. My favorite line reads “Seasons exist is the interior as well as the exterior world.” This photo … Continue reading
In April 2008, with the help of Laurina Cashin, I began this bookjoy blog. We include what I said then in the right hand column: I’m not sure when I coined the word “bookjoy.” I’ve been delighted, though, at how … Continue reading
This is a good blog to add to your bookmarks or RSS feed. Voces, a place for and about Latino authors and their books; Spanish language translations; and news from the Latino book industry, is the blog of Adriana Dominguez, … Continue reading
In honor of Día, blog SpanglishBaby (“Raising Bilingual Kids”) posted a great interview and article about Día and Pat’s new book Book Fiesta.
We’re thrilled to see Día mentioned in various blogs about children’s literature and literacy. Thank you to the bloggers for supporting and spreading the word about Dia. Imagínense Libros is one part of ¡Imagínense!, a multifaceted program combining current research … Continue reading
Back in March, a group of Kidlitosphere bloggers presented a week long online literacy event called Share a Story/ Shape a Future. In addition to a Literacy Resource Kit, (available as a pdf) there’s now also a dedicated blog. Check … Continue reading
Dear fellow book lovers, Greetings from cold Santa Fe. Yes, temperatures can get much too cold in the high desert. The hills outside my window dusted with snow are beautiful though. I am so excited that my friend, Adriana Dominguez, … Continue reading