book review: El Guero

review: El Guero: A true adventure story author: Elizabeth Borton de Trevino illustrator: Leslie W. Bowman date: Silver, Burdett, Ginn; 1989 main character: Porferio Trevino Arreola “El Guero” El Guero  is historical fiction about Elizabeth Borton de Trevino’s father in law, Porferio. Some details are added to the story for continuity. Porferio and his family… Read More book review: El Guero

Call for Proposals: JCLC

The 2nd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) “Gathering at the Waters: Celebrating Stories, Embracing Communities” September 19-23, 2012 Kansas City, Missouri   Call for Proposals Opens on August 1st Proposals needed for panels, workshops, and roundtables. Program proposal deadline: September 15, 2011   For more information, go to:

Book Winner

The somewhat delayed winner of a copy of The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-Time Indian is…. Karissa Williams   Congratulations!!  Please be sure to email me your mailing address.