20. Pam Muñoz Ryan's New Latina Princess
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by Christianne Meneses Jacobs
2M ago
Pam Muñoz Ryan's new novel Solimar: The Sword of the Monarchs is full of adventure, villanos, curanderas, and magic. Find out why Solimar wants to be a king, and not a queen. Pam Muñoz Ryan chats with us about how she crafted her fearless Latina princess. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/message ..read more
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19. Richie Narvaez Teen Murder Mystery
Latino Book Chat
by Christianne Meneses Jacobs
2M ago
Move over Nancy Drew. Here comes Holly Hernadez! Richie Narvaez has created a Latina teen detective in his YA novel "Holly Hernandez and the Death of Disco." Richie chats about his inspiration for the story, and how he created his characters who view the same scene but tell the story from different points of view.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/message ..read more
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18. Susie Jaramillo Helps Children Navigate their Night Terrors
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by Christianne Meneses Jacobs
2M ago
Sit down with us as we talk with author Susie Jaramillo about her beautifully crafted book Skeletina & the In-Between World. She discusses how she was inspired to create Young Skeletina to help children confront their anxieties, navigate the fears produced by nightmares, and other issues that weigh on their minds. Parents will appreciate Susie's enthusiasm for helping children creatively confront these challenges. We invite you to join us to learn more.  You can purchase a copy of the book at NicaGal.com http://nicagal.com/NicaGal_nuestra_tienda.html --- Send in a voice message: https ..read more
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17. Reyna Grande's Love Story in a Time of War
Latino Book Chat
by Christianne Meneses Jacobs
2M ago
Acclaimed author Reyna Grande discusses her newest historical fiction novel "A Ballad of Love and Glory". Her story portrays the love saga of Ximena Salomé, a Mexican healer and nurse, and John Riley, an Irish soldier who deserts the US Army and becomes the leader of the St. Patrick's Batallion during the Mexican-American War. Reyna talks about her process, the years of research it took to write her novel, and crafting her unforgettable characters. You can purchase a copy of the book at NicaGal.com http://nicagal.com/NicaGal_nuestra_tienda.html --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/la ..read more
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16. Estela Juarez A Young Child's Fight Against Family Separation
Latino Book Chat
by Christianne Meneses Jacobs
2M ago
"Until Someone Listens" by Estela Juarez is the story of her mother's deportation to Mexico. At 8 years old, Estela found her voice and began to tell her story to anyone who would listen. She was features in the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Estela takes as on an emotional journey as she fights to reunite her family. You can purchase a copy of the book at NicaGal.com http://nicagal.com/NicaGal_nuestra_tienda.html --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/message ..read more
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15. Felicia Zamora's Poetry A Celebration to Human Connectivity with the Natural World
Latino Book Chat
by Christianne Meneses Jacobs
2M ago
Felicia Zamora's new poetry book Quotient is a celebration to how humans need to go back to reconnect with our natural world. She challenges our thinking and preconceptions about our existence. We are not as special as we think we are. She takes us on a journey through math, physics, and chemistry in a world of lyrical intensity.  You can purchase a copy of the book at NicaGal.com http://nicagal.com/NicaGal_nuestra_tienda.html --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/message ..read more
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14. Frederick Aldama's New Book Shows the Love and Joy of Learning from Papá
Latino Book Chat
by Christianne Meneses Jacobs
2M ago
"Con Papá/With Papá" by Frederick Luis Aldama takes young children on a ride to discover the many adventures they can have with their Papá. As the protagonists grows up, the child learns confidence so that one day they can step into the world on their own. These moments full of joy that children experience as they learn from their Papás are captured in this beautifully book. You can purchase a copy of the book at NicaGal.com http://nicagal.com/NicaGal_nuestra_tienda.html --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/message ..read more
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13. Silvia Casabianca Shows Us that Love and Empathy Can Save Our World.
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by Christianne Meneses Jacobs
2M ago
Dr. Silvia Casabianca has researched for decades the role of love and empathy in the preservation of the human specie. Her new book Heartminded emphasizes that humans are born with a capacity to have empathic feelings which are needed to save us from our own destruction.  You can purchase a copy of Dr. Casabianca's book at NicaGal.com http://nicagal.com/NicaGal_nuestra_tienda.html --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/message ..read more
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12. Emma Otheguy Introduces Her Young Readers to Social Issues
Latino Book Chat
by Christianne Meneses Jacobs
2M ago
Emma Otheguy invites her young readers to become advocates for important social issues such as immigration, racism, and classism in her middle grade novel "Sofia Acosta Makes a Scene." Young Sofia finds her voice and discovers that even though she is young, she can make a difference in her community. This is a must read book for young middle school children. You can purchase a copy of Emma's book at NicaGal.com http://nicagal.com/NicaGal_nuestra_tienda.html --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/message ..read more
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11. Ariadna Sánchez Spanish Poetry Collection
Latino Book Chat
by Christianne Meneses Jacobs
2M ago
Author Ariadna Sánchez Hernández has been inspired by her immigrant experience, the absence of social justice in her homeland, and the universal feeling of love. With intriguing photographs, Ariadna offers a window into the beauty of her native Oaxaca as she crafts a very touching and inspiring collection of Spanish poetry in Visitas Inesperadas.  You can purchase a copy of Ariadna's books in our new online store Nuestra Tienda at NicaGal.com http://nicagal.com/NicaGal_nuestra_tienda.html  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-chat/message ..read more
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