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MULTICULTURAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY WITH ARTURO AND THE BIENVENIDO FEAST BY ANNE BROYLES

The Latina Book Club is a proud reviewer for Multicultural Children’s Book Day, which celebrates its fifth anniversary this year.  Below is our review of Anne Broyles new bilingual children’s book. #ReadYourWorld


ARTURO AND THE BEINVENIDO FEAST by Anne Broyles is a delightful, heart-warming bilingual children’s book about family, love and bienvenida / welcome. 
In this new book, Arturo and his grandmother, Abue Rosa, are preparing a feast to welcome his aunt’s fiancé to the family. However, when Abue Rosa doesn’t feel well and must lay down, Arturo doesn’t want to disturb her and so he takes over the menu with delicious results.
As the author states: Food is one of the ways families share love.  Readers will love Arturo’s generous heart and innocent independence.  They’ll also appreciate the warm and colorful illustrations by KE Lewis, and the simple recipes that complete the story. 
We whole-heartedly enjoyed this book and were pleased to share it with our small nephews, who wanted to …

REFLECTING ON LOVE AND MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Reflecting on the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Conclusion --- I too choose to stick with Love.
Wishing you many blessings in 2018.  Stay positive.
My focus word this year is Celebration. I am celebrating small and big things. Join me---mcf

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear. ---Martin Luther King, Jr.

Stick with Love
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