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René Colato Laínez

René Colato Laínez is a Salvadoran educator and author of several bilingual/multicultural award-winning children's books. His books reflect the Hispanic immigrant experience from a child's point of view, covering topics such as cultural identity issues, the difficulties of learning a second language and missing a loved one. Most of his books are based in his own experiences. "Jugamos Al Fútbol" is his latest book. 

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Jugamos Al Fútbol
Children / Teens
Holiday House
January 2022
ISBN 9780823445066
40 pages

Let's Be Friends!
In English and Spanish
Children / Teens
Holiday House
January 2021
ISBN 9780823445059
40 pages

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