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          Booklandia's Choice Reads for March: Part 1

We really don't need March to get us to read books by and about inspiring women at Booklandia.  Most of our books are written by Latinas. 

We still take this time to celebrate women authors and the amazing women and girls in their books!
These are some of Booklandia's choice reads for this month (stay tuned for more!)

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Now babies and young children learn about Selena and her legacy with Lil'Libros latest publication Selena. A beautiful Bilingual board book that you will surely fall in love with like all the people who pre-ordered it and made it #1 on Amazon. 

Go Lil'Libros! 

We are so happy we snagged some copies of this book for our subscribers.  Now they are on back order! Want it in your April Booklandia Board Book Box?  Order HERE.

Selena

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STEF SOTO, LA REINA DEL TACO

Stef Soto, la reina del taco written by Jennifer Torres is the Spanish imprint published by HarperCollins Español of Stef Soto, Taco Queen (Little, Brown, and Co.)

I love that this book is now available in Spanish!  California-based author Jennifer Torres', middle-grade novel takes you to the taco truck world of Stef Soto, her overprotective Mexican-American parents and the activism in her school and community. 

Perfect for dual-language schools and will be in the April Booklandia Chapter Books Box.

Get your copy HERE 

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One of our best selling collections, the Anti-Princesas Collection is a must for any family and school library, written by Nadia Fink and Illustrated by Pitu Saá. 

Well-known Frida Kahlo to lesser-known Juana Azurduy, each book will tell you about the glorious and tragic lives of these women who stood their ground.  

Frida Kahlo, Violeta Parraand Juana Azurduy are available in Spanish.

Get the collection HERE

Frida Kahlois also available in English.

Originally published in Argentina by Chirimbote, Heather Robertson-Devine from Books del Sur has published the books in the US and we are so excited about it!  

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Booklandia is delighted to host Jennifer Torres and Heather Robertson-Devine at the Bay Area Book Festival, April 28th and 29th, in Berkeley. 

Books y Libros: A Talk with Spanish and Bilingual Children’s Books Writers, Illustrators and Publishers

Maya Christina Gonzalez, Robert Liu-Trujillo, Heather Robertson-Devine, Aida Salazar, Jennifer Torres, moderated by Maceo Cabrera Estévez

Sunday, April 29, 2018

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Showtime Stage
As borders tighten and DREAMers await their future, there are children who need to find themselves in the books they read. Is having brown and black skinned characters in books enough? In the age of Trump and Time’s Up, how can bilingual and Spanish children’s books in the US make an impact in our society? Can they help create a world where borders cannot be closed off? Children’s book writers, illustrators, and publishers discuss why they create books that are geared towards a Latinx audience.

 

Check out the Bay Area Book Festival's website HERE

 

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Stay tuned for Part 2 of Booklandia's Choice Reads for March.

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¡Gracias!

 

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