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Diane de Anda

Diane de Anda, a third-generation Latina, grew up in Los Angeles. She became a teacher, first of children and teens, and ultimately, a professor of social welfare at UCLA. Soon Diane began writing stories from the tales told to her by her great-grandparents and grandmother about their experiences during the Mexican Revolution and beyond. Realizing the need for children’s books in which Latino children could see themselves and their families, she also began to write books where they were the main characters. Diane is the author of several picture books, including Mango Moon21 Cousins, and The Day Abuela Got Lost.

Books

Books for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, we are sharing books by women who have shaped history and have fought for their communities. Our list includes books about women who fought for racial justice, abortion rights, disability justice, equality in the workplace, and more, with insight on their remarkable lives that inspired others to

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