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Winter 2020

Happy Book Birthdays to Praline Lady by Kirstie Myvett, released on November 2, 2020, and Feliz New Year, Ava Gabriela! by Alexandra Alessandri, released on October 1, 2020!

See all of our covers and order links on our website!

Welcome to our new members: Sana Rafi, Rashmi Bismark, and Susan Muaddi Darraj. We’re thrilled to have you as part of the group!

Congratulations to the following KidLit in Color authors for their recently announced awards and book list recognitions!
 

Rashmi Bismark

Tameka Fryer Brown

Aya Khalil

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

With the holidays upon us, there are sure to be many opportunities to share wonderful foods with the little ones in our lives. A playful and engaging activity to explore together can be a pause for Mindful Eating. When we are mindful, we are paying attention to experiences with all of our senses, on purpose, with curious interest and care. Here is a 5-minute practice you can try with some favorite festive treats.

  1. Decide what food you might like to explore. It could be a fruit or a veggie, a pretzel or a cracker, or maybe a delightful praline (as featured in the new release, Praline Lady by Kirstie Myvett). Anything goes!

Continue reading on our blog...

Also check out the following recent posts:

  • Picture Books with All the Feels | Latinx Kidlit Festival
    Friday, December 4, 2020  |  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST (Alexandra Alessandri)
     
  • LET'S DANCE! KidLit Holiday Dance Party with Valerie Bolling and Kaitlyn Sanchez
    Saturday, December 12, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
     
  • Virtual Author Series with Alexandra Alessandri | Miami Dade Public Library System
    Wednesday, December 16, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
    Tuesday, December 29, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
     
  • Las Musas Webinar Series | Our Path to Picture Books: Zara González Hoang & Alexandra Alessandri in conversation
    Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

 

Visit the Events page on our website for details and registration links!

Find out more about Lisa’s book here.

Read Valerie’s agent story here.

KidLit in Color is proud to be a Community Partner for the
Latinx Kidlit Book Festival

Read more about the book festival and lineup

Kirstie is loving William Still and His Freedom Stories by Don Tate.

Alexandra is reading and loving Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez and Queen of Tejano Music: Selena by Silvia Lopez, illustrated by Paola Escobar.

Aya is reading A Thousand Questions by Saadia Faruqi 

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