Wed, May 05|
Mi Libro, Mi Espejo with Graciela Tiscareño-Sato
Join us at 11:00 for our weekly bilingual story time with Mi Libro, Mi Espejo (My Book, My Mirror). If you stay after the reading, we will also be doing a creative exercise with Claudia Diaz to help children create their own stories. The event starts with a child or family reading.
Time & Location
May 05, 2021, 11:00 AM EDT
About the Event
Mi Libro, Mi Espejo (My Book, My Mirror) is a community literacy service project by Dr. AdaVilageliu-Díaz (Ph.D. in Literature) in collaboration with the LAMB PTO Diversity & Inclusion Committee. The primary goal of this project is to provide children cultural mirrors that affirm their identity and instill pride in their diverse cultures, languages, and traditions. This program promotes literacy skills in both Spanish and English while empowering children to see themselves and tell their own stories. The project is primarily focused on Latinx children’s books, but it includes and celebrates children from all backgrounds.
Daughter of Mexican immigrants, Graciela is a highly-decorated military veteran, award-winning author, and sought-after bilingual public speaker on social entrepreneurship, leadership, and bilingualism.
Graciela completed both Air Force ROTC Aerospace Studies and her bachelor degree in Environmental Design and Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley. Afterward, she served with the active duty Air Force for over nine years as an officer and aviator. Graciela was the first Latina Air Force aviator to earn an Air Medal for "meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight,” during combat air operations over Iraq. She deployed to 20 countries on four continents, gaining valuable cultural insights she’s applied in subsequent global business careers.
YOU CAN BUY HER BOOK HERE: https://bookshop.org/books/captain-mama-s-surprise-la-sorpresa-de-capitan-mama-9780997309034/9780997309034?aid=17045&listref=latinx-children-s-literature-picture-books
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