New Book Guide: Sembrando Historias: Pura Belpre, bibliotecaria y narradora de cuentos
In Sembrando Historias, Anika Aldamuy Denise shares Pura Belpre’s story. Belpre was the first Puerto Rican librarian in New York who was dedicated for sharing her passion for reading and storytelling with readers of all ages. Throughout the story, illustrator Paola Escobar depicts Belpre’s experiences starting in Puerto Rico and then shifting to New York beautifully. Learn more about Belpre’s experiences as she fought to get Puerto Rican folklore represented and celebrated in the States through this great read and our book guide on it. click here to access the guide in Spanish.
Look at the contrast in the images below that depict Puerto Rico and New York, and are featured in this text.