For the next few weeks, the April edition of my Bartography Express newsletter will be available online. In this issue, this focus is not on me but rather on my friend Sarah Warren and the giveaway of her debut picture book, Dolores Huerta: A Hero to Migrant Workers:
CB: What made you want to write Dolores Huerta?
SW: I am a Head Start teacher. I am always on the lookout for child-friendly biographies about diverse leaders. When I first started talking about Dolores in myDolores Huerta book cover classroom almost 10 years ago, we discussed unfairness, a four-year-old’s favorite subject. We practiced sticking up for our friends and using our voices in open, honest, proud ways. We staged an in-class strike to highlight things we wanted to change in our room. My kids had a blast…
Coming up in May’s Bartography Express: another giveaway, this time of Annette Simon’s new picture book about robo a robo oneupmanship, Robot Zombie Frankenstein! To get in the running, click the “Join Our Mailing List” link in the bottom right corner of the April newsletter, or enter your email address in the “Get On Board” section of my homepage.