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BOOK TOUR: THE MIRABAL SISTERS: FROM CATERPILLARS TO BUTTERFLIES by Raynelda A. Calderon
Join Us for this Tour: March 1 to March 21, 2022
Book Title: The Mirabal Sisters: From Caterpillars to Butterflies by Raynelda A. Calderon
Category: Children's Non-Fiction (Ages 8-12)
Genre: Children's Book
Publisher: Cayena Press, Inc., 48 pages
Release date: March 2022
Formats Available for Review: print-softback USA, e-book (PDF)
Tour dates: March 1 to March 21, 2022
Content Rating: G. Suitable for all readers.
Born in a small town in the Dominican Republic, the Mirabal sisters lived at a time when the country was under the merciless rule of a dictatorship. Their deaths on November 25, 1960 (at ages 36, 34, and 25), have received international coverage. In their honor, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is observed annually on November 25.
Meet the Author:
Raynelda A. Calderón, a Dominican native who lives in Queens, NY, is a children’s book author who has worked in public libraries for more than 15 years. She holds a doctorate in leadership in higher education, and she has taught Information Literacy at various colleges, most recently at Bronx Community College. As a librarian, working with children inspires Raynelda to write about the accomplishments of Hispanic women in history. She hopes to inspire young readers to follow their passions and never take no for an answer. Raynelda is the creator of the first Hispanic Heritage wall calendar that honors the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans in the United States. She lives with an untamed Shih Tzu, Toby, and a much attached Chihuahua, Maya. She spends her free time thinking (and drafting) about books to write, or painting, crocheting, or crying over abused dogs.
connect with the author: author's website ~ facebook ~ instagram ~ goodreads
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