Virginia Kamhi

Virginia Kamhi was born and raised in Southern California. The youngest of three sisters, she roamed the foothills surrounding her house, built forts, rode eucalyptus stick horses, and roller-skated on the badminton court her father had built. Once, when skating too fast, she skated right off the court and down the hill into a cactus [...]

By | 2018-05-17T21:36:25+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Authors|0 Comments

Josefina López

Josefina López is best known for authoring the play and co-authoring the film Real Women Have Curves, a coming-of-age story about Ana, a first-generation Chicana torn between pursuing her college ambitions, a personal goal, and securing employment which is a family expectation. Along the way, Ana confronts a host of cultural assumptions about beauty, marriage [...]

By | 2018-05-17T21:34:05+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Authors|0 Comments

Gilberto Cetina, Katherine A. Diaz, & Gilberto Cetina, Jr.

Gilberto Cetina learned the secrets of cooking from his mother in a timber town in the Tizimín province of the state of Yucatán. A trained engineer, he moved with his family to the United States in 1986 where he was finally able to dedicate himself to the culinary arts. He worked in various restaurants and [...]

Edna Iturralde

Edna Iturralde is considered one of the most important and prolific figures of Latin American literature for children and young people.  She has published more than 40 books throughout the Americas and in Europe, many of which have become best sellers in various countries. Edna is the pioneer in Ecuador of ethno-historical literature for children [...]

By | 2018-04-24T20:50:10+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Edna Iturralde|0 Comments

Dr. Jaime J. Romo

Dr. Jaime J. Romo grew up in Northeast Los Angeles, and although he lived in a rough neighborhood and contended with different kinds of violence and abuse, he attended Loyola High School and went on to Stanford University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in history in 1981. He spent three years preparing for ordination at [...]

By | 2018-04-24T20:50:49+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Jaime J. Romo|0 Comments

Julian Nava

Julian Nava has three children all in the field of education like him. His six grandchildren and wife Patricia of 49 years are the center of his life. While a lover of classical music, especially Mozart, his sweetest sound is a grandchild calling out, “granpa.” Nava is one of eight children born of parents that [...]

By | 2018-04-24T20:27:04+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Julian Nava|0 Comments

Alina Gonzalez

Alina Gonzalez As this book is completed Alina Gonzalez is currently in her Senior year at Valley Center High School in rural San Diego County. Serendipity is her first book and is compiled of poetry she wrote during her four years of high school about her various crushes and cute guys. Alina works as a [...]

By | 2018-04-24T20:06:33+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Alina Gonzalez|0 Comments