Matt De La Peña Is The First Latino To Win The Newbery Medal
Matt De La Peña is the First Latino to Win the Newbery Medal
By Cristina Arreola | 01/12/2016 - 10:01

Congratulations to Matt De La Peña, the first Latino author to win the prestigious John Newbery Medal for his distinguished contribution to children's literature.


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TK Latino Authors Share Their Best Writing Advice For National Novel Writing Month
8 Latino Authors Share Their Best Writing Advice For National Novel Writing Month
By Cristina Arreola | 11/19/2015 - 09:07

November marks National Novel Writing Month, a call-to-action that challenges aspiring writers to pen a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Are you taking the NaNoWriMo plunge?


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Inspiring Latina: Author Melissa Grey On The Challenges Of Writing As A Career
Inspiring Latina: Author Melissa Grey On The Challenges Of Writing As A Career
By Cristina Arreola | 10/22/2015 - 09:22

For Melissa Grey, writing and publishing her first book was a years-long process fraught with half-baked fantasy worlds, World War II-era vampires, and NaNoWriMo fails. 


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Best Celebrity Cookbooks
Your Bookshelf (And Your Stomach!) Need These Celebrity Cookbooks
By The Latin Kitchen | 10/21/2015 - 09:47

Have you always wanted to dine with your favorite celebrity? If you can’t make that happen, then we’ve got the next best thing: their cookbooks.


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Dia De Los Muertos Books Movies
7 Books & Movies For Kids About Dia De Los Muertos
By Cristina Arreola | 10/07/2015 - 13:36

October is here, and Halloween season is upon us. Soon enough, we will begin to celebrate another autumnal holiday: Dia De Los Muertos.


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13 Latino Young Adult Authors To Know
13 Latino Young Adult Authors To Know
By Cristina Arreola | 09/15/2015 - 09:43

Latino authors have contributed some of the most beloved books in history — and young adult literature is no exception. Encourage your teenagers to get lost in the world of lit with one of these young adult novels by Latinos:


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These 'Anti-Princess' Children's Books Hope To Inspire Young Latinas
These 'Anti-Princess' Children's Books Hope To Inspire Young Latinas
By Cristina Arreola | 09/09/2015 - 15:29

Have you ever wondered why Disney princesses always need to be saved by some prince? Why can't they save themselves? Why can't one of their badass girlfriends could lend them a hand?


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FBI Spied Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The FBI Reportedly Spied on Gabriel García Márquez For 24 Years
By Cristina Arreola | 09/08/2015 - 10:57

One Hundred Years of Solitude... or 24 years of constant surveillance? 


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Inspiring Latina: Christina Diaz Gonzalez Spills On Her YA Adventure "Moving Target"
Inspiring Latina: Christina Diaz Gonzalez Spills On Her YA Adventure "Moving Target"
By Cristina Arreola | 08/25/2015 - 15:04

Christina Diaz Gonzalez is, without a doubt, one of the most beloved, renowned authors in Latino young adult literature.


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13 Books With An Afro-Latino Protagonist
13 Books With An Afro-Latino Protagonist
By Cristina Arreola | 08/09/2015 - 11:49

August 9 is National Book Lovers Day, a full 24 hours to celebrate those among us who would just rather spend their days wrapped up in a good novel.


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