For International Book Day Help Kids Discover the Wonder of Books

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UPDATED June 14th, 2018 International Book Day is on April 23 The other day in a Spanish class I teach, my middle school students were researching countries. They had each chosen a different Latin American country and had to write a two-page…

Biblio-Zen: 6 of the Best Meditation Books to Get You in the Mood

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UPDATED May 4, 2018 One of the most useful tools you can have in your arsenal is a list of the best meditation books. When your day seems overwhelming you have a choice: you can succumb to the stress, or you can find a healthy way to cope…

50 Latino Childrens Books You Should Know

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UPDATED April 22nd, 2018 Even though Latinos are the largest U.S. minority group and are predicted to eventually become the majority, school curriculums have been slow to keep up with the nation’s changing demographics. Required reading…

Young Blood: 14 Books by Authors Under 30 You Need to Know Now

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Ready to pick up a new book but need some literary inspiration? If you find yourself stuck in a rut, picking the same kinds of books from the same authors over and over again, we've got some of the best young authors…

Falling Gently Into Fall: 20 Books About Starting Over to Dive Into Now

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 For many people fall means new beginnings and starting over. From back-to-school to the start of our slow-cooker Sunday (What? Not everybody does that?), we love the new energy of autumn. Right now, we’re putting…

7 Things You May Not Know About Hans Christian Andersen

It doesn't matter about being born in a duckyard, as long as you are hatched from a swan's egg. —The Ugly Duckling UPDATED June 17th, 2017 April 2 is Hans Christian Andersen's birthday and is observed as International Children's Book…

10 Best Autobiographies by Athletes to Inspire Your Inner Warrior

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 The best autobiographies by athletes give us a unique window into how true sports heroes develop. Nothing motivates like adversity and though top athletes are blessed with natural talent, most never would have reached…

Empowering Women: 10 Reasons why Nely Galán’s Book, SELF MADE, Is a Must-Read

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We all know and love Nely Galán. After all, in 2012 she brought us The Adelante Movement, giving Latinas a platform to network, train, and connect with one another on all matters related to empowering women through financial self-reliance.…

5 Children’s Books to Celebrate Women’s History Month

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Mamiverse is celebrating Women’s History Month with five children’s books that share the stories of five incredible Latinas who have left their mark on the world. Happy reading! My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/La…