Youth Chapter Books, Presented by Cindy Rodriguez

Episode 2 December 17, 2021 00:18:07

Show Notes

The Award Winning Authors, in the categories of Youth Chapter Books, share a little about their story and winning book. If you are looking for a good book in these categories, watch this mini-podcast series covering over 100 categories.

 

These are winners in the 23rd International Latino book Awards.Celebrated in October 2021. www.LatinoBookAwards.org

 

The Youth Chapter Book Awards - Presented by Cindy Rodriguez, Latinxs in Kid Lit

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