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Kids Writers LIVE! Juana Martinez-Neal

Join award-winning children's author Juana Martinez-Neal in conversation about her life, works, and creative process with students from CHARM: Voices of Baltimore Youth. 

ASL interpretation will be available for attendees.

About Juana Martinez-Neal:

Juana Martinez-Neal is the recipient of the 2020 Sibert Medal for Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story, written by Kevin Noble Maillard, the 2019 Caldecott Honor for Alma and How She Got Her Name, and the 2018 Pura Belpré Medal for Illustration for La Princesa and the Pea, written by Susan Middleton Elya.

Juana is the illustrator of La Madre Goose: Nursery Rhymes for los Niños, Babymoon, Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story, and Swashby and the Sea. She was named to the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Honor list in 2014, and was awarded the SCBWI Portfolio Showcase Grand Prize in 2012. 

Juana was born and raised in Lima, Peru. She is the daughter and granddaughter of artists. She now lives in Arizona, with her husband, three children and two dogs.

Dial-In Information

This program will be broadcasted on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page. It can be watched after the broadcast has ended in the Facebook Live video library

Wednesday, August 18 at 6:00pm

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