Happy Hanukkah from Latinos in Kid Lit!

by Zoraida Córdova Happy Hanukkah! Hanukkah is the eight-day festival of light celebrated during the beginning in the Jewish month of Kislev. Let’s get serious for a minute. I wanted to do some research about the intersection between Latino and … Continue reading

Book Review: Muckers by Sandra Neil Wallace

by Zoraida Córdova  DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:  Former ESPN sportscaster Sandra Neil Wallace makes her young adult debut with a historical fiction novel that School Library Journal recommends to fans of Friday Night Lights in a starred review. Felix “Red” O’Sullivan’s … Continue reading

Pitch Fiesta Update: 15 Writers Matched with Mentors to Prepare for the Event

We’re excited to provide an update on Latin@s in Kid Lit’s first Pitch Fiesta. The deadline for submissions was October 3. We received 21 entries and reduced that number to 15 viable contenders representing middle grade and young adult–realistic, science … Continue reading