#WorldKidLit Month 2020 Forthcoming Title Alert: Coquí in the City

Similar to my excitement of when I learned about the then forthcoming publication of Across the Bay, I am thrilled to know about Coquí in the City, coming in March 2021! This picture book promises to be an essential Puerto Rican Kid Lit title, and one I will definitely give to my nieces and nephews. … Continue reading #WorldKidLit Month 2020 Forthcoming Title Alert: Coquí in the City

The Beautiful Contradictions of Rosario Ferré’s Flight of the Swan

This month we will be taking in and discussing some of the literature of the island of Puerto Rico, whose beautiful prose is matched by the strength of its people’s character. Rarely have I come across a novel so masterfully layered as Rosario Ferré’s Flight of the Swan. Like the movements of its ballet prima … Continue reading The Beautiful Contradictions of Rosario Ferré’s Flight of the Swan