A Day of the Dead Picture Book: Rosita y Conchita

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If you have been looking for a good book to teach your children the basics of the Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, then do a little happy dance because we have found it for you! Written by Eric Gonzalez and Erich Haeger, Rosita…

Rio Grande de Loiza, Julia de Burgos's poem

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), Mamiverse will be quizzing you on the historic Latinas who opened countless doors for all of us. Let us know how you did. Q: Which Puerto Rican poet is the writer behind…

María Dueñas, Debut Novelist of The Time in Between

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Spanish professor and author, María Dueñas, makes her American literary debut with The Time in Between, a book that is as textured and sumptuous as it is difficult to categorize. Just like the story’s protagonist, a talented seamstress…

Barefoot Books Supplements Income and Promotes Diversity

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Barefoot Books was launched in 1993, by Nancy Traversy and Tessa Strickland. Nancy wanted to stay at home with her first baby. She had a degree in Business and had worked in Design as well. Tessa Strickland had been an editor at Penguin and…