#MCRPop: The Little Bookstore That Could

I didn’t have much money. What I had was the burning desire to fill a big void in my community: the need for multicultural children’s books, including bilingual books. The desire to put the books I love into the hands of the readers looking for them. The desire to support diversity-focused small presses and independent … Continue reading #MCRPop: The Little Bookstore That Could

Happy Holidays: A Few Favorites from 2013

Hello everyone! It's been a long time since the last post, but I'm hoping a time well spent, with good, promising seeds planted. A few people, who happen to not have a Facebook account, asked me how they could keep in touch and "follow" my progress. The answer is this blog, and my Twitter account. … Continue reading Happy Holidays: A Few Favorites from 2013

Cultural Diversity & The Emmy Awards – With Thanks to Publisher Lee & Low Books

Hi everyone, Join me in a little experiment and let's be ready for the Emmy Awards ceremony by looking at their track records when it comes to cultural diversity - Keeping in mind the TV Shows categories (Comedy, Drama, Soap Opera), you're invited to cast your vote by answering the following questions: 1- Which show … Continue reading Cultural Diversity & The Emmy Awards – With Thanks to Publisher Lee & Low Books

Lessons Learned

I heard that night is the darkest before dawn. Dear friends and fellow book lovers, this is a bittersweet post. Bitter because of the way I stopped maintaining this website, without an explanation, while fading gradually away from the literary arena. Sweet because the passion that first drove me to start this blog is still … Continue reading Lessons Learned