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¡Vámonos de fiesta! 

Join Penguin School & Library and the Latinx Kidlit Book Festival for an hour-long FREE virtual picture book celebration on April 30 starting at 3:00 PM EST, featuring authors Maria Dolores Águila (BARRIO RISING), Cynthia Harmony (A FLICKER OF HOPE), Natalia Sylvester (A MALETA FULL OF TREASURES), and Isabel Quintero (MAMÁ'S PANZA).

Have your class or library hear about these new picture books from Latine creators, moderated by Carla España!

Learn about each book:

A Flicker of Hope by Cynthia Harmony, Devon Holzwarth

A Flicker of Hope

Cynthia Harmony, Devon Holzwarth

A heartwarming tale of a girl waiting for her beloved Papá to return when the monarchs fly south to their home in Mexico.

Mamá's Panza by Isabel Quintero, Iliana Galvez

Mamá's Panza

Isabel Quintero, Iliana Galvez

A body-positive picture book about a young boy's love for his mother and his mother's belly.

A Maleta Full of Treasures by Natalia Sylvester, Juana Medina

A Maleta Full of Treasures

Natalia Sylvester, Juana Medina

From an award-winning author and illustrator, a warm, gentle ode to cherished visits from grandparents and the people and places that make us who we are even if we haven’t met them yet.

Barrio Rising by María Dolores Águila, Magdalena Mora

Barrio Rising

María Dolores Águila, Magdalena Mora

A vivid historical fiction account of the community activism behind San Diego's Chicano Park—home to the largest outdoor mural collection in the U.S.—and just one example of the Mexican American community’s rich history of resistance and resilience.

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