Scholastic Reads

Children's Books to Help Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

September 28th, 2016  •  29 mins 37 secs  •  Download (21.2 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Maria Dominguez, executive editor at Scholastic en Español, and Nancy Mercado, editorial director of Scholastic Press, share their experiences reading and editing Spanish-language or Latino-culture-driven children's books in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. They discuss the books they love and recommend, from Sonia Manzano's Becoming Maria to Christina Diaz Gonzalez's Moving Target. Maria also highlights her own experience growing up in Cuba, while Nancy talks about the importance of reading Spanish-language books to her daughters.


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