Introduce your little ones to the life of bicultural journalist, Ruben Salazar, in both English and Spanish
Born March 3, 1928, Ruben Salazar was the first Mexican American columinst of the Los Angeles Times. Salazar devoted his career to bringing Chicano issues to mainstream media. He became a leading figure in the success of the Chicano movement in the '60s, as the only one to shed light on the problems while other media outlets refused. To this day, Ruben Salazar's words have helped alter perspectives on the Chicano and Latinx community and have brought positive attention to east Los Angeles communities.
Parents will find this bilingual English-Spanish biography book on Ruben Salazar newsworthy to their little ones aspiring on becoming the next top reporter
Patty Rodriguez is the cofounder of Lil' Libros, a publisher of bilingual children's books, and coauthor of more than 15 books celebrating the Latino-American experience in this country. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Time, and Rolling Stone. She lives in Los Angeles, California.Ariana Stein is the cofounder of Lil' Libros, a Los Angeles-based publisher that celebrates bilingualism and Latin American culture. Since 2014, she has coauthored a variety of first concept children's books. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, CNN, KTLA, and more.Citlali Reyes is a Mexican illustrator. Since she was a child, she always loved doodling and telling stories through images; this drew her to the enchanting world of illustration where she has resided for almost ten years. In 2014, she partnered with Lil' Libros to create their first 3 books and over time she has illustrated more than 30 bilingual children's books for the publisher. Now she finds herself in a new adventure as author and illustrator of her debut book, Sana, sana, colita de rana. When she is not drawing for countless hours, Citlali enjoys reading, stargazing or playing around with her camera.