Entries by Adriana Dominguez


Celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with 5 Musical Books!

Get to reading—and dancing! March is Music in Our Schools Month! Most Latina mamis don’t have to be convinced about the importance of music in our family’s lives, but did you know that researchers have found direct links between music education and academic achievement? Music students have been consistently found to perform better on standardized […]


2013 Children’s Book Award Winners Include a Few Latino Stars

Each year the American Library Association (ALA) honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting the best materials. Selected by committees composed of librarians and other literature and media experts, the […]


Children’s Book Awards You Should Know About

It’s award season, and while many of us are glued to our TV screens to find out who’s won a Golden Globe or been nominated for an Oscar, let’s remember that this is also book award season. From the Caldecott, to the Newbery, to the Pura Belpré Awards, the American Library Association (ALA) is about […]