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Gladys E. Barbieri

GLADYS E. BARBIERI is a first-grade teacher in Los Angeles, California. The daughter of a Salvadoran mother and a Nicaraguan father, she understands the challenges immigrant children face as they become bilingual and bicultural. She received her B.A. in Communications from the
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Luis Alberto Ambroggio

LUIS ALBERTO AMBROGGIO, an internationally known Hispanic-American writer and poet born in Argentina, has resided in the Washington, DC area since 1967. He is the author of twenty collections of poetry, essays, short stories published in Argentina, Costa Rica, Spain, and the
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Henry A. J. Ramos

Since 1995, HENRY A. J. RAMOS has served as founder and principal of Mauer Kunst Consulting, a California- and New York-based private consulting group that specializes in strategic planning, project management, program development, organizational assessment/TA, and research
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Delilah Montoya

DELILAH MONTOYA was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1955 and raised in Nebraska. She maintained a strong connection to New Mexico through her mother’s family, and received a Bachelor of Arts in studio art in 1984 from the University of New Mexico. She earned an MA with honors in
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Patricia Santos Marcantonio

PATRICIA SANTOS MARCANTONIO is the author of the courtroom thriller, Verdict in the Desert (Arte Público Press, 2016). She comes from a family of storytellers, which is where she got her desire to write and tell stories of her own. Her book Red Ridin’ in the Hood and Other
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Larissa Mercado-López

LARISSA M. MERCADO-LÓPEZ, a Texas native and the mother of four children, is a professor of Women’s Studies at California State University, Fresno. She received her doctorate in English/Latina literature from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Esteban de Luna, Baby Rescuer!
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EVANGELINA TAKES FLIGHT and Wins Big!

HOUSTON, TX March 2018—Diana J. Noble’s historical debut novel for young adults, Evangelina Takes Flight, is the recipient of several awards: the 2018 Tejas Foco YA Fiction Award given by the National Association for Chicana/o Studies, the 2017 June Franklin Naylor Award for the
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Check Out These Exceptional Junior Library Guild Selections

Agua, Agüita / Water, Little Water “Alcántara’s vibrant stylized illustrations are especially effective in portraying the myriad forms, colors, and textures that water can take on-drops glistening on leaves; a blue-and-white river rolling forth from a mountain; and a
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Author on the Airwaves: Daniel Chacón

Arte Público Press Author Daniel Chacón featured on Houston Public Media Houston Public Media radio host Eric Ladau interviewed Chacón for its website’s “Arte Público Press Authors” feature, and along with the transcript, their conversation is available to
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Diana J. Noble

Diana J. Noble is the author of Evangelina Takes Flight, a historical novel for middle grade readers. A Junior Library Guild selection, the book is based on the life of her paternal grandmother. Diana is a native of Laredo, Texas, and currently lives with her family in Seattle,
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