It’s that time of the year when diverse and multicultural books are highlighted during the Multicultural Children’s Book Day annual celebration.  This year it will be held on Thursday, January 26th, 2023. I’m co-hosting and also reviewing four amazing books! These books were gifted to me for the purpose ofRead More →

I’ve seen firsthand the quality resources that Monica has created about Latinas and Latinos through her blog Mommy Maestra. When she announced her new book, ​ I knew I was going to love her book. She certainly didn’t disappoint.  In her new book, she begins the introduction with some burningRead More →

In the summer of 2021, I came across an article about the Puerto Rican parrots in captivity developing dialects.  The biologists were concerned that once released they wouldn’t be able to integrate into the wild. My children’s book Coco la cotorra puertorriqueña was inspired by this research.Read More →

What do parrandas, tamales, charamico, panetón have in common?  They are all elements of Latin American Christmas traditions!  I created this fun and no-prep resource with my learners in mind to celebrate their bicultural/Latino family traditions and introduce new Latin American holiday traditions to my non-bicultural students.  The bingo gamesRead More →