Roll up your sleeves, wash your hands, and join these kids as they prepare recipes from all over the world.
Boys Dancing: From School Gym To Theater Stage
Four energetic boys as they train for and take the stage in a community dance performance celebrating classic kids’ books.
It’s Our Garden: From Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden
Want to grow what you eat and eat what grow? Join students, volunteers, teachers, and community members as they design, plan, plant, tend, and harvest a bountiful garden on the grounds of the Acequia Madre Elementary School in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Can We Help? Kids Volunteering to Help Their Communities
Can We Help! Yes, you can! And it doesn’t matter if you are eight or eighteen years old—you can lend a hand to help make your community a better place.
Come and Eat!
We all eat to live, but not everyone goes about eating a meal the same way. When, how, what, where, and why we eat differ from family to family, culture to culture, and country to country.
It’s singing, it’s dancing, it’s guitar playing! It’s an exciting, expressive art form that has evolved over hundreds of years.
Capoeira: Dance, Game, Martial Art
It’s a game! It’s a dance! It’s a martial art! It’s a way of expressing yourself through acrobatic movements and pounding, rhythmic music!
Photographs of the author/photographer invite the reader to visit the author at his home and studio in Santa Fe, New Mexico. There he describes the process of writing and putting together the photographs for a children’s book.
SOMOS LATINOS: Mis Bailes / My Dances
There is a saying that Latinos are born dancing. Cuauhtémoc dances with an Aztec dancing group. Little Evelyn dances the jarana from Yucatan. Shanty and Junior dance the Peruvian marinera. Kane and his whole family dance Mexican Folk dances.
SOMOS LATINOS: Mis Comidas / My Foods
Alejandro’s parents came from Venezuela. He helps his mother shop for the special ingredients that are turned into the special meals from the home country. His friends from El Salvador and Mexico have theirs. The book is filled with tacos, sancocho, arepas, and many other goodies.
SOMOS LATINOS: Mis Juegos / My Games
Two children, Belinda from Mexico and Federico from Argentina play with their friends at home, at school, in the streets, in gyms and on teams. Some games are from the countries they came from.
SOMOS LATINOS: Mis Música / My Music
Three children follow their heritages through the music they play. Janira dances and her brother plays flamenco, Jovita sings and plays with a mariachi band, and Juan Julian follows in the footsteps of his father and older brother playing percussion with Salsa.