Outreach reading projects for rural Mexican kids.

by Libros para Todos
Outreach reading projects for rural Mexican kids.
Outreach reading projects for rural Mexican kids.
Outreach reading projects for rural Mexican kids.
Outreach reading projects for rural Mexican kids.
Outreach reading projects for rural Mexican kids.
Outreach reading projects for rural Mexican kids.
Outreach reading projects for rural Mexican kids.
Outreach reading projects for rural Mexican kids.
Oct 28, 2019

Getting ready for November "Big Read"

"Panchito" signing books in 2013
"Panchito" signing books in 2013

The volunteers and staff of Libros para Todos are getting ready for the "Big Read" in November with returning author Francisco Jiménez. Events will take place between Nov 6-10 in several rural communities around San Miguel de Allende and at Bellas Artes in SMA on Saturday, Nov 9 (11am) and an event in English at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of SMA on Sunday, Nov 10 (10:30am).

The chosen book for this year is Cajas de Cartón (The Circuit in English) and is already in the hands of over 600 children. Several of the communities involved this year are new to the program. Teachers from the participating communities attended a workshop in September which encouraged participation and enthusiasm for this year's program. 

Francisco (Panchito in his memoir) was our first LpT author in 2013 and his presentations launched this successful program. We are proud to have him back in SMA and know that he will connect well with the young people reading his book.

These are the words of Francisco Jiménez after the events in 2013 with Libros para Todos:

"My participation in Libros para Todos was a rewarding and enriching experience. I was impressed by the leadership and commitment of the founders and organizers of this wonderful program to promote reading in the San Miguel de Allende community and, most of all, I was inspired by the children who read my work and were eager to learn--they give us all hope for a better future."

We are grateful for the many generous donors through GlobalGiving and will continue to keep you up to date on this year's "Big Read" as well as the many upcoming programs for 2020.

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