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Celebrating El Día!

Developed under the leadership of author Pat Mora, El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros focuses on providing children with books in many languages and making reading an integral part of their lives. Día is celebrated on April 30.

 

Did you know?
El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros is supported by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and REFORMA, an ALA affiliate that provides library and information services to Latinos and the Spanish-speaking community.

 

Read
Read more about Día in this Council Chronicle article .

 

Classroom Connections
Celebrate El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros by having students write and share their own multilingual stories and poems. There are additional classroom ideas on ReadWriteThink.org.

 

Your Two Cents
Pat Mora, the leader of El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros, stated that she wants to “connect all children with bookjoy, the pleasure of reading.” How do you spread bookjoy?