By Megan Ciskowski, Associate Publicist
Whether Spanish is a reader’s first or second language, it’s important to provide engaging content and inspiring stories. This season Lerner is publishing Spanish-language versions of an award-winning nonfiction picture book, a graphic novel series, and three high-interest nonfiction series. Each title has been translated from Lerner’s English-language originals by Spanish-speaking professionals and educators.
From award-winning picture books to nonfiction and young adult, here is a list of books by indigenous writers and illustrators:
The story of the Elwha River in Washington State is one of both environmental harm and restoration involving advocacy, persistence, cooperation, and hope. Author Patricia Newman and illustrator Natasha Donovan tell this story in the new nonfiction picture book A River’s Gifts: The Mighty Elwha River Reborn.
Patricia Newman joins us today to share how she discovered the Elwha River Restoration Project, her research process, and her hopes for young readers. Read on to download the free teaching guide.