New! Día Author & Illustrator Ambassadors

How wonderful that respected authors and illustrators such as Monica Brown, John Parra , Jeanette Lars on, Cynthia Leitch Smith  and René Colato Laínez are going to add their voices to the importance of linking all children and young people to books, languages and cultures. In the letter below, I invite all published authors and illustrators to join us in promoting bookjoy. Help us by sharing this invitation.

Dear Talented Authors & Illustrators,

To help promote Día (El día de los niños/El día de los libros, Children’s Day/Book Day; also, El día de los jovenes/El día de los libros, Young People’s Day/Book Day), my Web team and I are creating a Día Author and Illustrator Ambassadors page on the Día section of my site.  As you’ll see in the visual history section, I founded Día in 1996 , so this April is the 16th Anniversary of this year-long, family literacy initiative now housed at ALSC, a division of ALA. We say: every day is Día. If you believe in Día and its goals, I hope that you already mention Día in your presentations and web site. (We so need your help!) Read more …

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