book review: The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano

Title: The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano Author: Sonia Manzano date: September 2012 main character: Rosa Maria Evelyn del Carmen Serrano Rosa has decided that El Barrio, Spanish Harlem, doesn’t need another Rosa, so she has taken to using one of her middle names, Evelyn. It’s 1969 and Evelyn is losing her childhood perception of her… Read More book review: The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano

Cookie Traditions

I’ve been posting about cookies for several years now. I think since my sister and I have gotten together to do our Cookies and Cocktails, we’ve thought about the cookies we’ve baked over the years and the special recipes we got from our mom. I can’t say I remember mom particularly baking cookies at Christmas,… Read More Cookie Traditions

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Donation Grant

The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Donation Grant was created to help build collections and bring books into the lives of children in latchkey, preschool programs, faith-based reading projects, homeless shelters, charter schools and underfunded libraries. An enduring message of the Committee’s Public Awareness Campaign is that books and reading can only add value to… Read More The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Donation Grant