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Colorín Colorado…: Author study, Monica Brown 

About the Author: Monica Brown is a professor of English at Northern Arizona University.  She gathers her inspiration to write from her Peruvian-American heritage.  Many of her books focus on the lives of important individuals in Latin American history or popular culture. The following books are held at the Teachers College library: My name is …

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Colorín Colorado…: Author study, Pam Muñoz Ryan 

About the Author: Born and raised in California and encouraged by her college professor, Pam am Muñoz Ryan is the author of many children's and young adult books. Before becoming a writer, she worked as an early childhood teacher and after school coordinator. The following books are held at the Teachers College library: Amelia and …

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Colorín Colorado…: How do you know when Latino children’s books are culturally authentic? 

Back while I was teaching, a book titled Skippyjon Jones circulated our classroom.  One of my fifth graders, in realizing that so many students wanted to read the book, asked me to read it to the class as a read aloud.  Wanting to support my students' literary choices, I opened the book excited that my …

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