Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Children's Day, Book Day Flier Free Program Download   Find a Celebration in NM

Children's Day / Book Day

2018 Proclamation from New Mexico Governor, Susana Martinez.  

Introducing a New Children’s Day, Book Day Flyer to Share

Children's Day, Book Day Flier
Dia Planning Booklet

Visit Bookjoy and check out New Mexico Author, Pat Mora's new Poetry Books! 

We’ve added something new to our Día Resources page: a customizable flyer.
Download it here, add your organization’s info or logo, and share broadly!

Many thanks to Día Dynamo Roxana Barillas at First Book for helping with the design.
Don’t forget about the Día Planning Booklet, which offers a compilation of ways to celebrate all our children and excite them about bookjoy.


Thursday, February 15, 2018

2018 Pura Belpré Award Winners and Honor Books

¡Felicidades! to the 2018 Pura Belpré Award Winners and Honor Books

Pura Belpré Award (Author) honoring Latino authors whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience. The newest Pura Belpré Awards went to Ruth Behar for Lucky Broken Girl and Juana Martinez-Neal for her illustrations in La Princesa and the Pea.

Click on the links below to get more information on the creators and their work!

Spotlight on Latina Illustrators (including Juana Martinez-Neal)
The Road to Publishing: Juana Martinez-Neal on Landing an Agent
In the Studio with John Parra
Spotlight on Middle Grade Authors: Pablo Cartaya
Spotlight on Middle Grade Authors: Celia C. Pérez