Our Mission | Latin@s in Kid Lit To engage with works about, for, and/or by Latin@s; offer a broad forum on Latin@ children’s, MG, and YA books; promote literacy and the love of books within the Latin@ community; examine the historical and contemporary state of Latin@ characters; encourage interest in Latin@ children’s, MG, and YA literature among non-Latin@ readers;
Latin@s in Kid Lit - offer a broad forum on Latino children’s, MG, and YA books; promote literacy and the love of books within the Latino community; examine the historical and contemporary state of Latino characters; encourage interest in Latino children’s, MG, and YA literature among non-Latino readers.
You go girl! Denise Bibot featured in NBC Latino: Latina Leaders series. A 'plus-size' model (although we disagree with the term 'plus-size') who encourages women to embrace their bodies. She is also a single mom starring on NuvoTV’s “Curvy Girls,” and will be seen on HBO Latino’s “Habla” — a show featuring different Hispanic voices in the U.S. debuting on April 18.
At 12, Samantha Marquez developed a hollow structure of cells named Celloidosomes, with “applications in Tissue Engineering, Bioengineering, Environmental Science, Genetic Engineering, cell/drug delivery & others." She's published several peer-reviewed papers & presented her work in the US, China, Spain, Mexico, Costa Rica, & Russia, where she won 1st place in the International Space Olympics. Now working on her 8th patent, she also encourages Latino youth & women to develop a passion for…
These Spanish-speaking leaders in the U.S. are leading the charge to give a voice to Hispanics and Latinos in the States! They're sending missionaries worldwide, reaching their communities, and bridging gaps to encourage the next generation.
Paraiso for Sale: A documentary film that confronts the ways in which many parts of the developing world have been/are being taken over by outsiders and real estate professionals seeking tourist investments and the consequences of this for indigenous people living in those areas. It may encourage students to think about impact of vacationing on some of these regions