Join Mrs. Claudia on Friday, June 11th at 10 am on the SDPL Virtual Hub and SY Facebook page, for a special multilingual storytime as she reads in Spanish, English and sign language, Sembrando historias: Pura Belpré : bibliotecaria y narradora de cuentos / Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré
This beautifully illustrated book tells a lovely story about Pura Belpré immigrating to the United States and becoming the first bilingual librarian at the New York Public Library.
Sigue la vida y el legado de Pura Belpré, la primera bibliotecaria puertorriqueña del ciudad de Nueva York.
Describes the life and accomplishments of Pura Belpré, a Puerto Rican librarian who introduced the folk tales of her native island first to the children of New York and afterwards throughout the country.
Thank you to HarperCollinsPublisher for allowing Mrs. Claudia to share Pura Belpré's inspirational story!