Author Talk: Juliet Menendez

Library Event
TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2022 AT 5 PM PDT LOC National Book Festival Author Talk - Juliet Menéndez

PBS Books is delighted to host this virtual event celebrating the 2022 Library of Congress National Book Festival with Juliet Menéndez, author of “Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers.

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Juliet Menéndez is a Guatemalan American author and illustrator living between Guatemala City, Paris and New York. While working as a bilingual teacher in New York City’s public schools, Menéndez noted the need for more books that depicted children like the ones in her classrooms. She studied design and illustration in Paris and now spends her days with her watercolors and notebook. “Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers” is Menéndez’s first children’s book and is featured at the 2022 National Book Festival