Captain Mama’s Surprise/La Sorpresa de Capitán Mamá

In honor of Veterans Day, we are sharing a children’s book review of Captain Mama’s Surprise/La Sorpresa de Capitán Mamá written by veteran entrepreneur Graciela Tiscareño-Sato. She served as an officer in the active duty U.S. Air Force for nearly a decade and she is inspiring children to explore STEM careers like aviation in the Captain Mama bilingual (Spanish/English) book series.

Sandra Cisneros Awarded a National Medal of Arts By President Obama

Congratulations to pioneering Latina writer Sandra Cisneros for receiving the 2015 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities by President Obama. Cisneros is one of 12 recipients who were awarded with the National Medal of the Arts.

10 Books to Help You Raise a Powerful Latina

A list of 10 children’s books featuring strong Latina protagonists to help you raise a powerful Latina!

Book Review: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling and Bossypants by Tina Fey

Book review of Mindy Kaling’s Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? and Tina Fey’s Bossypants.

Lotería the Perfect Read for the Halloween Season

Lotería by Cynthia Pelayo is the perfect book for the Halloween season.

Great Expectations v. 2.0

Harper Lee’s prescient first novel delivers a lesson foretold.

How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims

The book How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Over parenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims raises the very important question: Are you raising your kids to be productive adults?

Ana of California by Andi Teran

Author Andi Teran will be at the National Steinbeck Center for book reading and to sign copies of her debut novel, Ana of California. The event will take place July 2, 2015 from 6:00-7:00 pm.

Book Review: Count on Me: Tales of Sisterhoods and Fierce Friendships

Book review of Count on Me: Tales of Sisterhoods and Fierce Friendships a triumphant collection that deserves to be shared and celebrated with all of your fierce friendships.

Good Night Captain Mama

Good Night Captain Mama is a new bilingual children’s book by Graciela Tiscareno-Sato. The story is about a young boy as he learns more about his mother’s role in the U.S. Air Force.