Hispanic Heritage Month: The Afterlife

  If you have not read a book by Gary Soto please do so! The Afterlife was introduced to me a few years ago by a coworker. She had nothing but good things to say about most of Soto’s work, so I picked up a copy. The Afterlife is a quick read that will keep […]


Esperanza Rising

Pam Muñoz Ryan Esperanza smiled. When the grapes delivered their harvest, she always turned another year. This year, she would be thirteen. The picking would take three weeks and then, like every other year, Mama and Papa would host a fiesta for the harvest. And for her birthday. Esperanza Rising is on Time’s 100 Best […]