2014 Pura Belpré Award Winners
As always, the Pura Belpré award winners are a great source of a few excellent new books to add to your collection that honor the Latino cultural experience and Latino authors. The award celebrates cultural authenticity both by only selecting from books written by Latino authors, but also selecting books … Continue reading
Did You Know…?
There are approximately 452,000,000 Spanish speakers world wide. According to the Census Bureau 2008 data, nearly 1 in 6 Americans, or 46.9 million people, are Latino. Even more importantly for chlidren’s librarians, 44% of children under the age of 18, and 47% of children under 5 are Latino. (Census factfinder) There … Continue reading