National Hispanic American Heritage Month

National Hispanic American Heritage Month
Posted on 09/27/2021

Celebrated from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic American Heritage Month recognizes the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have inspired others to achieve success.  The histories and cultures of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America are celebrated.  

Hispanic American bulletin board

During National Hispanic American Heritage Month, GCSD media specialists will be highlighting authors, illustrators and books focused on increasing awareness of the contributions and achievements of Hispanic Americans.  

The Dragon Slayer - book talk by Anna Fox, Sampit Elementary 

Mango, Abuela, and Me - book talk by Amy Tanner, Pleasant Hill Elementary

With the Fire on High - book talk by Donna Owens, Carvers Bay High

Alma and How She Got Her Name  - book talk by Lori Harper, Andrews Elementary 

Paola Santiago and the River of Tears - book talk by Heather Dennis, Carvers Bay Middle

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre - book talk by Thelma Cotton, Maryville Elementary

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