More info here. Join Juana's live event here on November 6, 10 a.m. PST (5:00 p.m. UTC).
About Global Read AloudEleven years ago, Pernille Ripp (@pernilleripp) started the Global Read Aloud believing that one book can connect us all.
This is Global Read Aloud's last year and we are honored to bring the participating authors into your classrooms to inspire the next generation of readers and writers!
Whether you are participating in Global Read Aloud or not, you can tune in and hear live from amazing luminaries like Jason Reynolds, Zanib Mian, Linda Sue Park and Juana Martinez Neal.
All events take place on Fridays at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern and they will be available on-demand. Duration is approximately 30 minutes.
Juana's GRA20 Live Event
Meet Author-Illustrator Juana Martinez-NealJoin Caldecott Honor and Robert F. Sibert Medal winner Juana Martinez-Neal as she discusses her writing and illustrating process and the inspiration behind Alma and How She Got Her Name. You’ll also get an insider look at her upcoming picture book, Zonia’s Rain Forest, which will publish in March in both English and Spanish.
Juana Martinez-Neal is the Peruvian-born daughter and granddaughter of painters. Her debut as an author-illustrator, Alma and How She Got Her Name, was awarded a Caldecott Honor and was published in Spanish as Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre. She also illustrated La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya, for which she won a Pura Belpré Illustrator Award, Babymoon by Hayley Barrett, and Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard, which won a Robert F. Sibert Medal.
More info on Juana's live event here.