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author interview: Estela Bernal

June 18, 2014


Estela Bernal made her debut as an author this past May with Can You See Me Now? (Pinata/Arte Publico). As you get to know her today and find out a little more about Can You See Me Now? you’ll be impressed but, be even more impressed to know that she’s donating 100% of her proceeds […]

review: Silver People

May 13, 2014


title: Silver People author: Margarita Engle date: HMH Children’s Books; March 2013 main character: Mateo “Strange as it seems, the ‘globalization’ of international trade did not begin with the Internet but was launched a century ago when a new waterway suddenly made the world seem small.” This line ends Silver People, the story of the […]

Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award

May 2, 2014


The Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award is currently seeking submissions to be considered for the 2015 award in two categories: Works for Younger Children These are books appropriate for children from birth to 12 years old [or Infant to 5th grade] Works for Older Children These are books appropriate for children ranging from 13 years […]

Male Monday: Juan Felipe Herrara

October 21, 2013

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I am merely posing for a photograph. Remember, when the Nomenclature stops you, tell them that—“Sirs, he was posing for my camera, that is all.” . . . yes, that may just work. Juan Felipe Herrara  I am merely posing for the camera Poet. Artist. Teacher. Activist. Writer. Poet Laureate of California. “Your friends, and […]

Male Tuesday

April 2, 2013

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2-4 April, Forever My Lady by Jeff Rivera is free to download on Amazon. Please take the time to download it. Please!! Take the time to download and have your friends download it, too! You don’t have to have a Kindle or plan to read the book. You do have to take the time to […]

book review: Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe

March 25, 2012


title: Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe author: Benjamin Alire Saenz date: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers; Feb, 2012 main character: Angel Aristotle Mendoza RL: 3.9 Aristotle and Dante Discover the secrets of the universe is a philosophical tale of two boys coming of age. Ari and Dante meet one […]

10th Annual International Latino Book Awards

September 28, 2008

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Best Young Adult Fiction – Spanish Samuel Maximo y Niketon – Ariel Gonzalez – Libros en Red 2nd Place: La Gran Aventura Jordi – Sierra I Fabra – Editorial Bambú Best Young Adult Nonfiction – English Ay Mijo! Why do you want to be an engineer? – Edna Campos Gravenhorst Best Young Adult Nonfiction – […]

Latino Youth Mentoring Grant

June 17, 2008


Latino youth. The federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is offering grants through the Latino Youth Mentoring Program. Funding is available to local school districts working with youth organizations and faith-based youth ministries to provide mentoring services to Latino students. Grant range: $500,000 over three years. Deadline: June 20, 2008.

Latino Books Month

May 7, 2008

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A great list of Must Reads from Vivirlatino.