Oralia Garza de Cortes Latino Children’s Literature ConsultantAustin (TX) I often refer to Oralia Garza de Cortes as Día’s madrina, godmother in Spanish, a person traditionally chosen because of her commitment to the well-being of a child. In 1996, minutes …Continue reading →
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Although we seldom see one another, Bobbie is my key problem solver with my site, blog, e-newsletter, endless lists. Much of this work is directly and indirectly connected to Día, of course. I named her a Dynamo because she is …Continue reading →
I feel so fortunate to have met Beatriz Pascual Wallace in 2008 when I attended a Día celebration at her library branch. She was friendly and seemed so organized and responsible. Was my initial assessment correct! Beatriz served on REFORMA’s …Continue reading →
I met Ana Ruiz Morillo, who’s from the Dominican Republic, in 2008. Ana always amazes me with the Día ideas and materials she and the dedicated “We Speak Your Language” staff create. They won the Mora Award in 2002. Ana …Continue reading →