10:30 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Latinx Lit Tent
Congress and 8th Street, Austin Texas
Award-winning author Duncan Tonatiuh reads from Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War, the true story of a Mexican-American war hero. Despite his intellect and hard work was not given credit for his contributions in WWI. He joined other Mexican-Americans whom he had met in the army to fight for equality. His contribution, along with others, ultimately led to the creation of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), which is the oldest Latino civil rights organization.
- Book Signing: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. Children's Signing Tent, Congress Avenue