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Libros Latin@s: Enrique's Journey

By Lila Quintero Weaver

PUBLISHER’S DESCRIPTION: Based on the Los Angeles Times newspaper series that won two Pulitzer Prizes, this astonishing story puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States. 1,076 more words

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That time already?

It’s not quite Halloween, but the holiday season is creeping up quickly. (Where did September go?) Due to the impending holiday crush – and also to my need to get cranking on book number 2 – I’m reverting back to posting once each week, most likely on Thursdays. 529 more words

Musings On Reading

The Silent Deal

The Silent Deal
Levi Stack

What a fun read! Mr. Stack offered me a free copy of The Silent Deal in exchange for an honest review, but I had been interested in this book before being contacted. 480 more words


So many books, so little time

I thought I’d try something a little different this week. Instead of my usual book review, I thought I’d highlight several books that are on my ever-growing, never-ending to-read list. 186 more words

Musings On Reading

MG Series Recommendation: The Books of Elsewhere by Jacqueline West

I had another YA book ready to review today, but I bumped it because I finished reading the final book in Jacqueline West’s The Books of Elsewhere series last week and I just have to gush about it. 668 more words


Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood is SO MUCH FUN - can we get a series?

Abby Spencer Goes to Bollywood, by Varsha Bajaj, (2014, Albert Whitman & Co.) $16.99, ISBN: 978-0807563632

Recommended for ages 9-14

Abby Spencer has been raised by a single mom for all over 13 years, and it’s been fine – until a health scare sends her to her mom, asking questions about her dad. 252 more words

Tween Reads

Pitch Fiesta Update: 15 Writers Matched with Mentors to Prepare for the Event

We’re excited to provide an update on Latin@s in Kid Lit’s first Pitch Fiesta. The deadline for submissions was October 3. We received 21 entries and reduced that number to 15 viable contenders representing middle grade and young adult–realistic, science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, LGBTQ, and Southern Gothic. 458 more words

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