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Blog on Latino Authors and Books

by Adriana Dominguez Hello everyone! I was thrilled to listen to the interview with Dr. Jamie Campbell Naidoo on the work that he is doing to reach out to Latino children, and inspired to take advantage of Teresa Walls’ gracious invitation to participate in this forum to let you know about my own outreach efforts in this area.      I know many of you, but please allow me to introduce myself to those of you who don’t know me: I have over 10 years of experience in Latino publishing, most recently as Executive Editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books, where I managed the children’s division of the Latino imprint, Rayo. Prior to that, I was Children’s Reviews Editor at Crí­ticas magazine, published by School Library Journal. I’ve worked for a number of publishers, both on a full time basis and as a freelance consultant, on English and Spanish language books.   After…