My Presentation of Critical Race Theory in Chicano/Latino Picture Books

My Presentation of Critical Race Theory in Chicano/Latino Picture Books This is the presentation that I gave at the National Latino Children’s Literature Conference. I’m putting it up here so folks can see the critical work that I do and that I hope I will continue to do. I’m super interested in race, class, and…

Crafting hope

For all picture books hope is important. For a writer’s life hope runs in and out, ebbs and flows. Our job is to catch it and form a story with it. In my life I see hope in the eyes of the children I work with, but in the picture book stories I write I…