It is part 1 of 5 in our regional spotlights of the Booking Across the USA series. We are featuring authors and illustrators from each state!
This series is a fun way to learn more about the people of each state and specifically those who have contributed to the world of children’s literature.
Here are the featured authors and illustrators from the southwestern states!
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Child Led Life shares the brains behind Junie B Jones books as she takes a peek at the work of Barbara Park.
Jennifer Cervantes is the author of Tortilla Sun. The story is a middle-grade novel about a 12 year-old girl who spends the summer with her nana in a New Mexico village where she discovers hidden secrets.
Make a batch of tortillas to eat while enjoying the book.
An interesting fact about Cervantes is that she can read and write backwards!
ALLterNATIVE Learning explores the work of Stacy Nayikos .
Kid World Citizen delves into the bilingual books by Pat Mora.
Join us tomorrow for part two of the Booking Across the USA series when we spotlight the midwest region.
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