Author, Illustrator: Silver Spring, MD
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Website: www.luludelacre.com

Books:

Pre K- Young Adult.

Partial list includes: How Far Do You Love Me?; ¿Hasta dónde me amas?; Arroz con Leche: Popular Songs and Rhymes from Latin America; Arrorró mi niño: Latino Lullabies and Gentle Games; Shake it Morena! and Other Folklore from Puerto Rico; Rafi and Rosi; Rafi and Rosi: Carnival!; Salsa Stories; Golden Tales: Myths, Legends, and Folktales from Latin America; The Storyteller’s Candle; Alicia Afterimage.

Fee:

$800 for one or two presentations, $100 each additional session back to back up to 4 in one day in Metropolitan Washington

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Availability:

Ages Pre K-adult; speaks nationwide and internationally at schools (usually grades K-9), universities, seminars, conferences, panel discussions, and workshops.

Can present in English or Spanish.

Features:

In most school programs I stress the importance of keeping
one's heritage and language. I explain how my Latino heritage
has been a source of inspiration. I can present in English or
Spanish. A question and answer period is always included.
Equipment varies according to the program.

Sample Programs:

From Arroz to Shake it!
Games, dances and a lot of interaction. Pre K-1.

Meet Rafi and Rosi
Slide show in DVD format. Recommended for grades K-1.

The Making of a Book
Rafi and Rosi : Carnival!
Slide show in DVD format. Recommended for grades 2-3.

The Storyteller's Candle: from Idea to Collage Art
Slide show in DVD format. Recommended for grades 3-4.

Salsa Stories
We explore how special foods spark fond family memories, and
how these memories can be transformed into stories.
Recommended for grades 3-6.

The Path to Golden Tales
CD slide show. 45 min. Focus on extensive research behind
this book. Recommended for grades 4-6.

Celebrate with Latino Songs, Stories, and Foods!
Perfect program for Libraries or School Family Nights.

From Event to Bound Book : The Creation of a Memoir
The steps in the making of Alicia Afterimage. This is a program
that brings to the foreground thought-provoking themes for
many teens. Recommended for grades 7-9.

Canta, baila y viaja por el mundo! Sing, Dance, and Travel the Globe!
45 min. Lulu plays gentle games with the little ones, dances game-songs from her island of Puerto Rico with older kids, and takes the whole family in an imaginary voyage with the paintings and poetry of How Far Do You Love Me? Family Program.

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