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Libros Latin@s: Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel

By Kimberly Mach

DESCRIPTION FROM THE BOOK JACKET: The only thing I knew for sure was that I had issues. Lots of issues. No wonder my mood ring kept changing! 1,071 more words

Latin@ Literature

Audiobooks as Leisure Time: Part II

by Alison Potoma

In Part I of Audiobooks as Leisure Time, I discussed considering the hours I spend in the car commuting back and forth to work leisure time. 804 more words

Children's Books

The Invisible Friend by Louise Arnold - Book Review + Activity Ideas

The Sixth Sense’s eerie proclamation of “I see dead people” made the ability to spot ghosts pop-culturally relevant. And who hasn’t had a bit of an identity crisis where you start wondering, “Do I exist? 835 more words


Juventud Press, a New Indie Publisher, Will Focus on Latin@ MG & YA

As a reader of this blog, you know what we’re up against. Nearly 5,000 children’s and YA books were published in 2012, but only 1.5% of those titles featured Latin@s. 460 more words

Latin@ Literature

Book Giveaway!!!

I am hosting a Book Giveaway for my book Vines: A Gripping Tale through Amazon.com.

Here is the link! good luck!!!



St. Patrick's Day Books

While most choose Christmas or Thanksgiving or maybe at a stretch the Fourth of July as their favorite holiday, mine is St. Patrick’s Day. Something about the festive nature of it here in the United States combined with my favorite color and some great food makes it the perfect reason to celebrate. 222 more words


Fairy Tale Reform School - but are the teachers scarier than the students?

Fairy Tale Reform School: Flunked, by Jen Calonita (March 2015, Sourcebook Jabberwocky) $15.99, ISBN: 9781492601562

Recommended for ages 10-14

Gilly isn’t bad, really. She’s just a little light-fingered. 486 more words

Tween Reads