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AnnMarie Hurtado

About AnnMarie Hurtado

AnnMarie Hurtado is a youth services librarian for the Pasadena (CA) Public Library. She is the author of 36 Workshops to Get Kids Writing: From Aliens to Zebras (ALA Editions) and blogs at Science in the Library and At Home in the Library.

Field Notes: Lucha Libros: Bilingual Battle of the Books

On May 3, 2017, fifty-six second- and third-graders and their parents gathered in the Pasadena Public Library’s Donald R. Wright Auditorium for the final battle of our third annual Lucha Libros reading competition. That month’s selection was Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox / El Superzorro. As I looked around the room and felt the excitement […]