Every day the demand for children’s bilingual (English/Spanish) books grows as more children in the United States learn Spanish as their first or second language. Books written and illustrated by Latinos/as are important for all children, but also essential to Latino families and the schools and libraries serving them. How do bilingual books strengthen families, foster empathy, and improve school performance? What are the current barriers to more wide spread publication and use? Join award-winning authors Monica Brown, Rene Colato Lainez, Christina Diaz Gonzalez, Angela Dominguez, Margarita Engle and Meg Medina as they discuss the importance of creating and promoting Latino bilingual books for children and youth.
Meeting Type: Affiliate Event
Content Area: Transforming: E-Books & Collections
Type of Library: Elementary School, Nonprofit, Public, School/Media Center, Student
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
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