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Jun.03.2010
My guest on today’s "A Book and a Chat" is René Colato Laínez the Salvadoran award winning author of I Am René, the Boy/ Soy René, el niño, Waiting for Papá/ Esperando a Papá, and Playing Lotería/ El juego de la lotería. His picture books have been honored by the Latino Book Award, the...
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Dec.27.2009
Copyright © by René Colato Laínez “Today you can make a Christmas card,” said Mrs. Allen, my ESL teacher. “What is Cris-más?" I asked her. “¡Navidad!” chanted Carlos and Josue behind me. I turned around. There they were making funny faces at me. They always did that when I asked the...
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Oct.22.2008
Usually I pick five, but this week I just couldn’t narrow it down! As always, I’m excited to tell you about some of the new authors that joined Red Room this week. Pleaese visit them and say hello. Cynthia Brian is a New York Times best-selling author and the founder of the charity Be the Star Your...