October 7, 2010

LATINO BOOK & FAMILY FESTIVAL, OCT 9-10

   

If you are anywhere near Los Angeles this weekend, do consider visiting THE 13th ANNUAL LATINO BOOK & FAMILY FESTIVAL at Greenlee Plaza at California State University.  It promises to be a fun-filled weekend full of books!  And, artists, arts & crafts, story-telling, music, folklorico dancing, exhibits and Mexican food.

The Latino Book & Family Festival is spearheaded by Latino Literacy Now, in partnership with actor and community activitist Edward James Olmos

Author Reyna Grande is this year's Program Coordinator, and she has lined up many wonderful authors, including Belinda Acosta, Julia Amante, Kathy Cano-Murillo, Victor Cass, Margo Candela, Alex Espinosa, Stephen Gutierrez, Josefina Lopez, Rafael Navarro, Thelma Reyna and Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez.   For the complete list of authors, click here.

For more information and the Festival's website, click here.

For directions to the Festival, click here.

If you can't attend, but want to support the Festival's continued fight for Latino Literacy, buy a t-shirt by clicking here.



And if you do attend, please LEAVE US A COMMENT and let us know how you liked the Latino Book & Family Festival.   Have fun!


SOME OF THE AUTHORS

Margo Candela

Thelma Reyna


Victor Cass


Stephen Gutierrez