Arte Público Press

Festive Children’s Books Ignite the Holiday Spirit!

Are you looking for holiday gifts that are both educational and fun? Look no more! Below, we’ve assembled a brief collection of holiday-themed stories that will teach the little ones in your life about Christmas and El Día de los Reyes Magos, or Three Kings Day. These books
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Alicia Klepeis

From jellybeans to vampires, ALICIA KLEPEIS loves to research fun and out-of-the-ordinary topics that make nonfiction exciting for readers. Alicia began her career at the National Geographic Society. She also taught middle school for several years in Massachusetts. Alicia is the
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National Poetry Month

This April, celebrate National Poetry Month by introducing a child to the many forms of poetry, convincing reluctant teen readers to try a poem each day or by starting a stimulating discussion among friends through poetry that blends the aesthetic and the political. Poetry is for
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Women’s History Month–Fiction Titles

A useful guide to woman-centric novels, poetry collections and short stories for librarians, readers and teachers alike! Create a shelf display or find your next read. Verdict in the Desert by Patricia Santos Marcantonio In the summer of 1959, everyone knows his place i
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Women’s History Month–Nonfiction Titles

We’re celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting these books about inspirational Latina women throughout history! There’s poetry, academic and general interest texts. Cuando México se (re)apropia de Texas: Ensayos / When Mexico Recaptures Texas: Essays by
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Spooky Stories for October

Are you looking for some chilling tales to read before bedtime this October? We’ve gathered up a collection of creepy cuentos that will give you goosebumps and send shivers down your spine (Arte Público is not responsible for any scary dreams)! Brujas, lechuzas y espantos /
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Authors Out and About

Look for an Arte Público author near you! All events are free and open to the public. Thursday, April 9  7:00-8:30pm Book Reading and Signing Tattered Cover Book Store 2526 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206 Author Manuel Ramos reads from and signs his new book, The Skull of Pancho
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Voices from Afro-Latino History

Looking for the Latina/o contribution to Black History Month? Women Warriors of the Afro-Latina Diaspora edited by Marta Moreno Vega, Marinieves Alba and Yvette Modestin “My housewife mother turned into a raging warrior woman when the principal of my elementary school questioned
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eBooks for All!

Digital copies of books published in 2014 are now available for the Kindle and Nook. Check with your local library to request electronic copies through 3M or OverDrive. With support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Arte Público has embarked on an extensive project to
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Libros Cubanos

If the new diplomatic dialogue between the US and Cuba has you curious about Cuban culture, consider reading some of these books! Below, we’ve compiled some titles by Cuban authors, about Cubans, with a particular emphasis on memoir and poetry. Little Havana Blues: A
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