4 Sep 2012

The Eternity of the Popol Vuh

By: Irania Patterson “At the beginning of time everything was silent and calm. There was nothing standing on the face of the earth, the sea was just resting and the sky was peaceful….” These are words of the Popol Vuh (also known as the Mayan’s Bible), a story I had the pleasure of reading this summer [...]

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9 Aug 2012

Rescatemos los libros bilingues

Por: Irania Patterson  Una de las primeras cosas que hago cuando viajo a una nueva ciudad es visitar su biblioteca y de inmediato me dirijo al corazón de esa biblioteca que reside en el área infantil. La energía y vida que otorga el departamento de niños de una biblioteca le da carácter a esa institución. [...]

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27 Jul 2012

Becoming a Multicultural Children’s Writer

By: Irania Patterson  In my journey as a children’s writer and storyteller I have come across many resources and authors that have taught me a lot about multicultural books. At some point of my career I have to admit I felt confused and upset for the many ways some people misused this term and adapt [...]

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