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Latino Book Chat presents interviews with Latino authors and illustrators about their recent works, and conversations with experts in Latino literature.

Latino Book Chat Christianne Meneses Jacobs

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Latino Book Chat presents interviews with Latino authors and illustrators about their recent works, and conversations with experts in Latino literature.

    08. The Highlights Foundation supports Latinix creators.

    08. The Highlights Foundation supports Latinix creators.

    With mentorship and guidance from outstanding faculty at the Highlights Foundation, aspiring authors and illustrators hone their craft and learn about book publishing. Visit https://www.highlightsfoundation.org/ to learn more about workshops and retreats for authors and illustrators.


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    • 28 min
    07. Estella Gonzalez brings to life her experience living in East LA.

    07. Estella Gonzalez brings to life her experience living in East LA.

    In "Chola Salvation”, author Estella Gonzalez draws upon her experiences living in East LA to vividly bring her characters to life. Add in a dose of magic realism and soon the reader is cheering for the underdogs in this engaging debut young adult novel. Visit https://www.eastloswriter.com to order her book.

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    • 27 min
    06. Jessica Payne brings the joy of reading.

    06. Jessica Payne brings the joy of reading.

    Jessica Payne is the executive director of Kids Need to Read, an organization that provides books to schools and libraries across the country. Visit kidsneedtoread.org to request books for your school or library, or to make a donation. 


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    • 33 min
    05. Juliet Menéndez uncovers the stories of women who have shaped Latino history.

    05. Juliet Menéndez uncovers the stories of women who have shaped Latino history.

    Author and illustrator Juliet Menéndez chats about her first book Latinitas and the inspiration behind this amazing project.

    Latinitas in an anthology of short stories about influential Latinas making history in Latina America and the United States.


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    • 24 min
    04 Rudy Garcia A young hero faces an Aztec monster in an epic journey

    04 Rudy Garcia A young hero faces an Aztec monster in an epic journey

    In the novel Death Song of the Dragón Chicxulub, a young hero battles an Aztec dragon as he searches for his identity and destiny.


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    • 30 min
    03. Laura Castillo encourages Latino families to visit the library.

    03. Laura Castillo encourages Latino families to visit the library.

    A conversation with librarian Laura Castillo about the many services offer by public libraries to the general population and especially the Latino community.

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    • 15 min

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