Radiant Children & Multicultural Reality

Parents Tiffany and Bertram Rothe lent their multicultural and trans-national perspectives to the June 2020 webinar from VIBE Movement, “How to Talk to Kids About Race.” As parents to two multiracial children with American and German national roots, Tiffany and Bertram are at the frontline of navigating the challenges of raising their daughters in anContinue reading “Radiant Children & Multicultural Reality”

Celia’s Song [Canción]

The third Latin American children’s book recommended in this series is  My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/la vida de Celia Cruz by Monica Brown, with illustrations from Rafael López. The June 2020 webinar, “How to Talk to Kids About Race,” included two college-aged panelists. I mentioned Manny Leon in myContinue reading “Celia’s Song [Canción]”

Service and The City

The second Latin American children’s book recommended in this series is Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña with pictures from Christian Robinson. In the June panel, “How to Talk to Kids About Race,” Latin American college student Manny Leon talked about some of his experiences with race. He occupies a range ofContinue reading “Service and The City”

Mapping a Name

Week 1 of 5 Posts on Latin American Centered Children’s Books In identifying the first children’s book to recommend for this series, I considered the issues brought up by two of the panelists from VIBE movement’s June 2020 Webinar, “How to Talk to Kids About Race.” Swati Singh, an educator of South-Asian descent, shared someContinue reading “Mapping a Name”