I’m late posting, but I did read these books the past month:
Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Mexican Folk Tales by Anthony John Campos
Tales Our Abuelitas Told Us: A Hispanic Folktale Collection by F. Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada, Illustrated by Felipe Dávalos, Viví Escrivá, Susan Guevara, and Leyla Torres
Horse Hooves and Chicken Feet: Mexican Folktales, Selected by Neil Philip, Illustrated by Jacqueline Mair
Fiesta Femenina: Celebrating Women in Mexican Folktales by Mary-Joan Gerson, Illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez
As you can see I’ve been interested in Mexican folktales. These stories are fascinating! And the illustrations in the last three books are gorgeous! I highly recommend all these titles.
Next on my reading list:
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez (finally!)
Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova
Posted by tonimargaritaplummer on October 17, 2016
I will celebrate this month by reading books by Latino authors. I also aim to review the books on Amazon, B&N, and Goodreads, which is so important in getting them attention and which I don’t do often enough.First up, ECHO by Pam Muñoz Ryan! I very much enjoyed one of her other children’s books: ESPERANZA RISING. What books will you be reading?
Posted by tonimargaritaplummer on September 15, 2016
I was thrilled to be interviewed by a talented young writer and publishing professional Stephanie Jimenez. You can check out the post here! Back when I was “young,” I attended Young to Publishing events and met some great people. But back then they didn’t have a special writers group. Go to the website for more info on them, as well as other interviews of writers who also work in publishing!
Posted by tonimargaritaplummer on August 25, 2016
I would like this blog to keep track of all the literary works that come out of or are about South El Monte. My good friend, fellow Macondista, and fellow MPW graduate Michael Sarabia has published his story Tio Rojo in Label Me Latina/o. And the story is set in South El Monte! You can read it and other fine works here.
Posted by tonimargaritaplummer on August 18, 2016