In their vibrant tribute to the cyclical nature of earth, family and culture, author Xelena González and illustrator Adriana M. Garcia will read from their debut book, “All Around Us,” and explore the unifying elements of life, the environment and community.
|Where:||Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150) |
|When:||Sat, Mar 10, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm|
|Signing area:||Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)|
Adriana M. Garcia illustrationed the children’s book “All Around Us” by Xelena Gonzalez. She has been invited to present and speak of her work at national conferences such as National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies, the Roots and Remedies and el Mundo Zurdo....
Xelena González is the author of "All Around Us" (Cinco Puntos Press, 2017), a picture book that deftly depicts her Mestiza culture and roots on the Westside of San Antonio. Before moving to China to serve as an international school librarian, Xelena conducted community outreach for the San Antonio Public Library, specializing in early literacy programs....