A New Picture Book about Tito Puente

Congratulations to Monica Brown and Rafael López on the publication of Tito Puente: King of Mambo/El Rey del Mambo . Enjoy this video interview of Monica and Rafael discussing the author-illustrator relationship and the creative process behind their work. Watch the … Continue reading

Today is the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe

From my Author’s Note in The Beautiful Lady: Our Lady of Guadalupe People around the world, from diverse backgrounds and economic levels, come to seek her help, to fulfill a promise, and to gaze at Juan Diego’s cloak, or tilma, … Continue reading

Video Readings from Día Author and Illustrator Ambassadors

Throughout this month’s Díapalooza, we’re  featuring brief videos of some of the Día Author and Illustrator Ambassadors reading from their books. Today we have a double feature! First, author, storyteller and librarian Lucia Gonzalez, and next author and illustrator, Duncan Tonatiuh. Lucia Gonzalez … Continue reading