Día 2020

Today is El día de los niños / El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), a "celebration of children, families, and reading...that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds." Read more about the history of Día here and find resources for 2020 here.

Read Pat Mora's 2019 Talks with Roger interview.

Here's how Sujei Lugo, a Boston Public Librarian with Superpowers, has celebrated Dia in the recent past

We love librarian AnnMarie Hurtado's idea of "Lucha Libros: Bilingual Battle of the Books." Virtual trivia, anyone?

How are you recognizing and supporting the needs of your bilingual library patrons? How do you celebrate Día? Follow REFORMA and Latinx in Kid Lit for more.

Puppets of el ratoncito Pérez y la cucarachita Martina, inspired by the work of Pura Belpré, and made by Sujei's parents!

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